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Experience:  Assistant Professor of OB/GYN with 40 years of experience treating patients. Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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Are exteme fatigue and headache side effects of Paragard IUD

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Are exteme fatigue and headache side effects of Paragard IUD? I
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Zach replied 6 years ago.
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Paragard has no hormones in it, just copper... it should not cause any systemic side effects like headaches or fatigue

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Expert:  Alan Gibstein, M.D. replied 6 years ago.
Dear JACUSTOMER-84j2k0wl; The Paraguard IUD will not cause any side effects as you mention except if you are having excessively heavy periods since its insertion and are iron depleted or anemic.Therefore, if your GP has not found anemia, the IUD is unrelated to your fatigue and further tests would be determined between you and the GP. Good luck

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