It’s uncommon, but if you have an IUD, it could move out of place.

“This can mean several things,” says Peace Nwegbo-Banks, MD, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Serenity Women’s Health and Med Spa in Houston:

  • Your IUD may have come out of your uterus.
  • Your IUD may not be positioned correctly, or it could be embedded in the walls of your uterus.
  • Your IUD may have cut your uterus and traveled through it into your abdomen or peritoneal cavity.

Your doctor will schedule a checkup about a month after you get your IUD to make sure it’s still in the right…


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