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Paragard problems?

Can anyone find information on side effects with the use of the Paragard IUD? I can't find anything that matches my problems and my doctor makes me feel like I'm makeing stuff up. I have had it since sept. 09 and have had a vaginal discharge EVERYDAY. I think because of the copper it puts off an amonia (ammonia) like smell (eweee). My periods are heavy, long and frequent(eweee). I have more Zits than I have ever had! I have terrible cramping and sharp pain on my left side:( I think my hope for hormone, and thought free birth control for ten years has come with a heavier price than advertised.
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a week after I posted this I finally had the IUD removed. My O.B.GYN thought that my body was possibly trying to reject the IUD and that is why I was haveing the discharge, cramping and frequent periods. In fact the IUD had been pushed down and could have easily came out on it's own. Now my body is back to normal! No discharge at ALL, or weird smells. I'm on a regular 28 day cycle to the DAY, with NO cramps what so ever! AND my skin is beautiful again. I guess the paragard is just not for everyone. I have a few allergies to things like latex and soaps so I will not be putting anymore foreign objects in my body.
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