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I have uterine fibroids. Will an IUD help?

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An IUD is a birth control device. Some also release the hormone progestin. It won’t shrink your fibroids. But it can control the bleeding and cramping that they cause.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

Lebovic, D.  Scrubb Hill Press, 2005. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility,

National Library of Medicine: "Uterine Fibroids."

FDA.gov.  

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 10, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

Lebovic, D.  Scrubb Hill Press, 2005. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility,

National Library of Medicine: "Uterine Fibroids."

FDA.gov.  

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 10, 2018

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