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Have a question regarding an IUD. My niece is working in

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Hello,
Have a question regarding an IUD. My niece is working in Paraguay for a couple of years and had an IUD implanted. They cut the strings very short and she is not able to check it monthly to make sure it is okay. This causes anxiety and she wants to get it replaced with longer strings so she can check it. What is standard practice in the US?

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

they would probably just remove it and reinsert a new one in the US

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