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Posted by: anxious | 2007/05/18

cervix injury after intrauterine device

my gynae recently attempted to insert an intrauterine device but failed because my cervix was very tight. i am now bleeding profusely and it is bright red and looks fresh. is this normal?

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Dear anxious
Yes it can be normal - probably just rawness of the cervix now. If it is a teaspoonful and gradually gets less, OK, but if it is half a cup and does not get less with time, please go back - then they need to cauterize ( burn the area) to stop the bleeding!

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