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    Condition: Birth Control
    7/22/2016 1:14:52 AM

    Reviewer: BloodyMary, 25-34 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    After my second child I decided to get an iud as birth control. My doctor recommended Skyla. So that's what I got! The insertion doesn't take long but it's not exactly a lovely experience but don't let me scare you because it was truly bearable. You will feel pressure and a couple pinches. I didn't take any medicine prior to my visit, it was okay. I had slight cramping but noth ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    7/17/2016 12:44:42 AM

    Reviewer: Kswizzle, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    When it was inserted I had major cramping after. I then spotted for about a week then a few weeks later I had a period and it was all downhill from there. I was constantly in pain, always spotting, and never felt good. 3 months in I decided that something really was not right so I went in to have it removed. My doctor argued with me and told me I hadn't let my body adjust long enough and she c ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    7/12/2016 10:24:17 AM

    Reviewer: pg2016, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Like most others I had horrible insertion experience. I went for Mirena but my cervix opening was too small so I got switched to Skyla mid procedure which I never wouldve done in the first place. I bled for 30 days. Worst cramps of my life. When the bleeding stopped I spotted for months especially after sex. My periods now last 10-14 days and I have a normal period of 3-4 days without birth contro ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    7/4/2016 11:21:45 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    It's now monday and I had Skyla inserted on Friday. I was supposed to get mirena inserted but when they sounded my uterus it was too small :/ I've read a lot of reviews about how much the sounding hurts- but it didn't for me! I asked them to sound it again to double check that my uterus was too small for Mirena (I really wanted 5 years of coverage instead of 3). I've never ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    6/30/2016 9:24:46 AM

    Reviewer: KMM, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had all kinds of problems with this IUD. Abdominal pain near right ovary, headaches, my hair fell out in clumps, depression, and gained 30 lbs over a year and a half while having it. Also, mysteriously the cells on my cervix changed and I had to have a LEEP procedure done which was horrible.

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