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Forum Name: Gynecology
Question: IUD and onset of sexual activity
|bobdang - Sun Dec 11, 2005 3:05 pm||
Hello, I had an IUD placed recently and had sex the night that I had the IUD placed. I was wondering how long will it take the IUD to become effective and should I worry that I might be pregnant ?
|Dr. Tamer Fouad - Mon Jan 02, 2006 5:15 pm||
I hope everything went well for you.
IUD insertion is very effective when used as an emergency contraception. It can reduce of pregnancy by 99.9% if inserted within 7 days after unprotected sex.
I would say you are probably safe.
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