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iud placed in almost 2 years ago

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Hi im 25 yrs old and have 2 children that were both conceived on the birth control pill i have now had an iud placed in almost 2 years ago i am having light bleeding after intercourse and now had a 5 day late period and is dark brown as well as am abdomin feeling tight could you help me with some suggestions to what this could possibly be thanks

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replied November 24th, 2010
Menstruation Answer A17271
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Bleeding after intercourse, late periods, dark brown bleeding, and abdominal discomfort all can be signal of pelvic infection. Do not ignore your symptoms. Consider getting a check done with your gynecologist. Another possibility is that these could be indicating pregnancy with the IUD in place. The examination and tests done would confirm/rule out pregnancy. Do not delay your visit to the gynecologist/obstetrician.
Take care.

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