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Posted by: kwe | 2011/02/25

allergic to iud?

My query is this:- I would like to have the iud fitted, but seem to be allergic to various metals. e.g. when I wear earrings or bracelets I have a skin reaction, resulting in a rash. Would I be able to have the iud fitted without reaction?

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The IUCD contains coppper so it depends on whether you are allergic to copper.

Best wishes

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2011/02/28

The IUCD contains coppper so it depends on whether you are allergic to copper.

Best wishes

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