Women's Health Community
ESSURE
About This Community:

A community for people with Women's Health-related concerns. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: medical conditions, general health, and management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

ESSURE

I had my 3rd child in April of this year. When going back for my 6 week check-up, i had the ESSURE procedure done. This was on June 2nd of this year. Since then i have been spotting every single day. I need to know if this is normal?
Related Discussions
134578_tn?1404951303
Here is from some material on Essure:

Not all women who undergo the Essure placement procedure will achieve successful placement of both micro-inserts

Approximately 1 out of every 7 women in the Essure clinical studies did not achieve successful placement of both micro-inserts during the first placement procedure. Some of these women chose to undergo a second placement procedure, achieved successful placement of both micro-inserts during the second procedure, and subsequently were able to rely on Essure for contraception. If you do not receive successful placement of both micro-inserts during the first procedure, you should talk with your doctor about whether to undergo a second placement procedure or to rely on other methods of birth control.

You must use another method of birth control for at least 3 months after the procedure

It takes at least 3 months before your doctor can advise you whether you can begin relying on Essure for contraception. You will need to visit your doctor 3 months after your Essure procedure to have an evaluation performed. This evaluation is called a hysterosalpingogram (HSG), and it is performed to make sure that both of your Essure micro-inserts are in the correct location and that both of your tubes have been blocked. The HSG involves injection of contrast (dye) into your uterus so that an X ray can be taken. It is important that you do not rely on Essure for contraception until your doctor has performed this test and has told you that you may rely on Essure for contraception. If you rely on Essure for contraception before completing this evaluation, you may get pregnant or have an ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside of your uterus). Ectopic pregnancies can be life threatening. Because of this 3-month waiting period, you will need to talk to your doctor (before the procedure is performed) about another contraceptive method to use with Essure during this time. During this 3-month period, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and intrauterine systems (IUSs) cannot be used.
______________

I'd just double check with your doctor to be sure the placements were correct.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
1302038_tn?1431717453
Blank
TinaR10, and KTowne commented on TinaR10's status
1 hr ago
2020005_tn?1417986816
Blank
KTowne commented on Update
1 hr ago
2020005_tn?1417986816
Blank
retta483, and KTowne commented on KTowne's status
1 hr ago
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
136956_tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
10225605_tn?1408638630
Blank
ipurr2
Tucson, AZ
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
catgirl23
Women's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
136956_tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
10225605_tn?1408638630
Blank
ipurr2
Tucson, AZ
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
catgirl23