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Condition: Birth Control
12/1/2014 11:29:08 PM

Reviewer: christine91, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am extremely sensitive to birth control; I have tried many variations of the pill and hated them all as well as could not remember to take it. I got the IUD in May 2014 (it has been six months). Insertion was extremely painful as I have never had children or been pregnant. I was fine the next day though and experienced cramping off and on for about three weeks as well as spotting. I have always ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/20/2014 11:50:46 PM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I went in to get skyla inserted today. Most painful experience EVER! It was like really bad cramps x1000. After inserting my doctor said I should be fine after 5 minutes. I wasn't. I was in so much pain I was shaking uncontrollably and almost fainted. The nurses said my body just "rejected" it. Needless to say my doctor had to remove it. Worst experience with birth control ever.

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

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