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Condition: Birth Control
8/28/2015 5:38:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
So I just had the Skyla inserted less than an hour ago. I wasnt as nervous because my NP told me it would be less painful if I was on my period which I am. I also took 2 Motrin pills as advised. She started by inserting a thing in me to hold my vagina open...it was uncomfortable but not painful. Then she cleaned the area with a cotton swab. The only painful part was when she clamped my cervix whic ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/11/2015 11:53:41 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 21 years old, 5'8'' and I weigh 150lbs. I have never had a child, and was told I have a small uterus. I had my Skyla inserted 6/24. I took 3 200mg Ibuprofen 30 mins before my appointment. I went in thinking it was going to be the worst experience ever but tried to remain as calm as possible. IT WAS NOT TERRIBLE. Yes, it was uncomfortable pretty much the whole time, but it was noth ... Show Full Comment

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

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