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Paraguard IUD

Were you looking for information about ParaGard? Paraguard IUD is a common misspelling of ParaGard IUD.
 
ParaGard® (the copper IUD) is a type of contraceptive that is placed in the uterus as a method of birth control. This device is thought to work to prevent pregnancy by interfering with fertilization and preventing the implantation of an embryo.
 
Potential side effects may include spotting between periods and longer, heavier periods. Also, you may not be able to use ParaGard if you have certain medical conditions, such as a history of pelvic inflammatory disease or an ectopic pregnancy.
 
(For more information, click ParaGard. This full-length article offers a complete overview of this contraceptive device, including
how to make sure the device is still in place, other important warnings, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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