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What are some common misconceptions about intrauterine devices (IUDs)?

Dr. Evelyn Minaya, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrician & Gynecologist)

Common misconceptions about intrauterine devices (IUDs) are they can lead to infertility, and only women who have had babies before should use them. Watch OBGYN specialist Evelyn Minaya, MD, dispel these myths and explain the benefits of using IUDs.

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