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What are the possible risks of using an intrauterine device (IUD)?

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

Possible risks of using an intrauterine device (IUD) include perforation of the uterus at insertion, and higher risk of sexually-transmitted diseases if protection isn't used. Watch as OBGYN specialist Evelyn Minaya, MD, discusses these concerns.

Lisa Western, DNP
Nursing Specialist

Lisa Western, BSN, DNP, with Millcreek Primary Care, describes risks of using an intrauterine device (IUD) include uterine expulsion, perforation and infection. Find out more now.

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