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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Skyla intrauterine.

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5 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Birth Control
9/27/2014 10:03:04 PM

Reviewer: Jc, 25-34 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I could not remember my pill and would freak out every month if I was 1 day late. I basically had a monthly appointment with CVS for a pregnancy test.. So I decided on Skyla. I put it one month ago and I spot every day. I did not have to much cramping honestly and the insertion did not hurt at all. I did not even realize when she inserted it. I have one child so maybe that helped. My only issue s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/19/2014 10:04:42 PM

Reviewer: Satisfied patient , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've had skyla for about 2 months now and I haven't had a single problem with it. There was a little bit of cramping the first 3 days but it went away soon after and wasn't hard to deal with. The only thing I hate is the constant spotting and always having to wear a liner every day but I was told it goes away in a few months so I'm still hopeful! Seeing some of these reviews from o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/18/2014 9:23:52 PM

Reviewer: Hopedebra, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control has been hell on earth for me. My doctor wouldn't take it out until I gave it a few months, I now find myself crying and counting down the days. I have never had acne, ever. I now have cystic acne covering my face, neck, back, and chest. Painful, red, pimples everywhere. It is also com,on for this birth control to dry out your skin, another lovely side effect I got to experi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/21/2014 7:00:25 PM

Reviewer: skylauser, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Ive had a skyla in for over a year now.In the last year my breakouts have been constant. I mean CYSTIC acne. Terrible breakouts, and I gained 30 lbs, and 5% body fat. I workout frequently (at least 5 times a week) but I just can't seem to lose the weight. Ive also experienced depression and severe fatigue. I have developed problems remembering things, and I started cramping up terribly recentl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/22/2014 7:34:23 PM

Reviewer: DB1994, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am a 19 year old college student and I got Skyla because I would always forget to take the pill, and I wanted a more reliable birth control method than just condoms. I got Skyla about 3 months ago. So far I would say I'm pretty happy I got it, however, I was not prepared for some of the side effects that came with it. 1) They tell you that you will experience cramping in the days after ins ... Show Full Comment

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