I've had my IUD in for 3 1/2 years and a few nights ago it fell out. Should I be worried about a chance of pregnancy and what would cause it to fall out after so long? Also if I was pregnant would it show up on a test?
Hi! If you were my patient, I would advise you to do a pregnancy test right away and then repeat in a week for two to three weeks. Pregnancy IS a possibility and could be a reason for expulsion. Alternatively, it could have been slipping for awhile now, and just finally fell out. You will definitely want to use a back up method until you can get another IUD (if that is your choice). Good luck! Dr B
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