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All about IUDs

The IUD is placed in the uterus and forms a barrier against pregnancy. There are two types of IUDs: the hormonal IUD and the non-hormonal IUD. They share the same advantages, disadvantages and contraindications, with a few differences. The types of IUD The type of IUD depends on the type of barrier it creates.  When the barrier is mechanical, it is called a non-hormonal IUD. It is made of copper and therefore creates inadequate conditions for the fertilization of an egg by a spermatozoon and for the implantation of the embryo. It lasts for 10 years. When the barrier is hormonal, it is called a hormonal IUD. It releases progesterone and lasts between 3 and 5 years. The advantages of IUDs IUDs have a high efficiency of over 99.9%. Over time, menstruation decreases and sometimes even stops...