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Condition: Birth Control
7/28/2015 3:43:49 AM

Reviewer: Myka A, 13-18 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had this placed about 12 hours ago. I was TERRIFIED from the horror stories. I didn't taking any medicine besides a Tylenol extra strength and half of a Xanax because I was so scared. It was almost painless. The worst part was when she had to move my uterus in place because it was tilted and that just felt like a pinch. The only bad part is the cramps afterwards, but I also went to work (whe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/27/2015 6:19:44 PM

Reviewer: msTRI314, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just got Skyla inserted today. I have a unique experience in that, though the goal was to have it inserted during my period, my period ended two days before my appointment to have it inserted. I called the doctor to reschedule my appointment but they said it should be fine to come it. That plus asking for, and then being denied, a local anesthetic, my experience was VERY painful. I have never be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/25/2015 7:29:45 PM

Reviewer: YoungIUDnewb, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Only reason why I have low satisfaction rating is because the insertion was extremely painful to me. I had it done yesterday morning and the pain was so extreme that I had to ask the practitioner to stop. It was by far the greatest amount of pain I've ever experienced in such area. I was instantly in tears and shaking. The doctor than gave me 2 extra strength ibuprofen and after 20 minutes she ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/23/2015 4:05:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
So I just got my Skyla inserted about an hour ago and I just wanted to write about the insertion itself and my experience. I was nervous going there after reading horror story reviews, but I decided to go anyways. My doctor had me wait until I was on my period to get it inserted so it would go in easier. I took 1000mg of Tylenol extra strength and that's it. No numbing stuff or cervix softenin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/4/2015 11:02:04 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my acne has become such an issue the trade off is not worth it. Nothing I do stops the acne. My doctor even put me on the pill, in addition to the skyla for the hormones and NOTHING helps. I hate it. The ease of not taking birth control everyday is not worth the acne and the mood changes.

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