How is GyneFix inserted?

How is GyneFix inserted?

With the Gynefix copper chain, several small copper tubes are pulled onto a thread that is attached to the back wall of the uterus. The thread hangs freely in the uterus and cervix. If it is inserted correctly, it is not felt for the partner during sexual intercourse.

How does the copper coil work?

It’s sometimes referred to as a nonhormonal IUD option. The ParaGard device is a T-shaped plastic frame that’s inserted into the uterus. Copper wire coiled around the device produces an inflammatory reaction that is toxic to sperm and eggs (ova), preventing pregnancy.

What is a frameless IUD?

Background: The frameless intrauterine device (IUD) dispenses with the frame in the classical IUD and holds the device in the uterus by anchoring one end of a nylon thread in the fundal myometrium, to which copper sleeves are attached.

How long does the Mona Lisa IUD last?

Long acting Once inserted in the uterus, a MONA LISA® IUD provides effective birth control for 3, 5 or 10 years, depending on the choice you make.

How painful is copper coil insertion?

How does it feel to get an IUD put in? People usually feel some cramping or pain when they’re getting their IUD placed. The pain can be worse for some, but luckily it only lasts for a minute or two. Some doctors tell you to take pain medicine before you get the IUD to help prevent cramps.

What’s better Mirena or copper coil?

Copper IUDs last the longest. Paragard can last for up to 10 years before needing to be replaced or removed, while hormonal IUDs last between 3 and 6 years. Of the hormonal options, Skyla lasts the shortest (3 years) and Mirena lasts the longest (7 years).

Is Lippes Loop still used?

Dr Jack Lippes analyzed 40,000 women from 1962 to 1968 & reported in Contraception Technological Update that he found no trouble with the Loop. However, Lippes Loop is no longer in use after Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation stopped marketing LL-IUD citing economic reasons [3].

Is IUD same as loop?

If you’re considering long-term contraception, the intrauterine device (IUD, also known as ‘loop contraceptives’) is a good option for many women.

Do IUDs make you gain weight?

IUD weight gain The majority of IUD users do not experience weight gain. Copper, non-hormonal IUDs do not cause any weight gain, whereas about 5% of patients using hormonal IUDs report weight gain. Since Mirena is a hormonal IUD, Mirena weight gain is possible, if unlikely.

Can a copper IUD make you gain weight?

Nope! The copper IUD (Paragard) doesn’t cause weight gain. Because the copper IUD is hormone-free, it doesn’t have many side effects at all. Some people do have heavier, longer periods and more cramping, especially for the first few months.

Can a copper coil make you put on weight?

Copper IUDs and Weight Gain Weight gain isn’t listed as a side effect of ParaGard. Anecdotal evidence from women using the device indicates IUDs cause weight gain, but scientific evidence is inconclusive.

How do I practice using GyneFix® at home?

After you have participated in a training course, use HUT ® (the “Home Uterine Trainer”) to practice at home before you start inserting GyneFix ® in your patients. The instructions below concern the insertion procedure in HUT ®. The procedure is identical with the actual insertion in your patients.

How successful is GyneFix in the UK?

Objectives: To present the experience of family planning providers and clients in the UK with the GyneFix® intrauterine implant device. Method: Audit of 138 GyneFix insertions at the Ella Gordon Family Planning Unit in Portsmouth, from 1997 to 1999. Results: Of 138 attempts at GyneFix insertion, 134 were successful.

What is the difference between the different versions of GyneFix?

GyneFix ® is available in two versions, GyneFix ® 200 (four copper sleeves) and GyneFix ® 330 (six copper sleeves). GyneFix ® does not increase menstrual blood loss in most patients due to it’s small size. This is an advantage over conventional IUDs that can induce heavy periods and cause pain and discomfort.

Does GyneFix ® increase menstrual blood loss?

GyneFix ® does not increase menstrual blood loss in most patients due to it’s small size. This is an advantage over conventional IUDs that can induce heavy periods and cause pain and discomfort. Heavy menstrual bleeding is the most common cause for the removal of an IUD. GyneFix ® is a precision intrauterine contraceptive device.