Tell me about the IUD
My Aunt has asked me to look for some info on IUD -- she is 39, a single parent and is wondering if it is safe? The thing is she is prone to headaches and "the pill" used to give her headaches, she also once had surgery to remove cancerous cells. Do you think the IUD would be wise?
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Clinics sometimes recommend that only women who are in monogamous relationships use an IUD, because of the increased risk of infections if a woman has numerous sexual partners. She should assess this risk for herself. Even women who have never been pregnant or had children can use IUDs. Remember that IUDs offer longterm protection against pregnancy, but not against HIV or other sexually transmitted infections. Something to think about.
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