Hi, I had the Paragard put in almost 2 years ago after my 2nd child was born. Everything has been pretty good with it, my periods are a bit heavier but always exactly 28 days a part. Lately I have been having periods every 2-3 weeks for the last 3 cycles. My husband and I still procreate and everything is fine and doesn't hurt. Not sure why this is happening all of a sudden. Wondering if I should see my Dr. ?
Hi! If you were my patient, I would first recommend a pregnancy test--not because I think pregnancy is very likely, but because I always rule that out whenever the bleeding is unusual. If the test is positive, obviously I would want my own patient to call immediately. If negative, I might bring you in for and exam and some tests. Sometimes medications can improve the bleeding. Which medications to use depends upon what I think is causing the bleeding. I guess my answer is "yes", call your doctor. Good luck! Dr B
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