Non hormonal IUD

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I’ve just had my hormonal implant removed as it was hell on earth for nearly 2 years (I gave it a good shot lol).  I was considering the depot injection. But that’s the same hormone and I’m concerned I’ll have the same side effects. And once it’s in I’ve gotta ride it out for the 3 months.

So I’m considering the copper IUD and was just wondering what people’s experiences were?  Heavy bleeding? How long for ? Did it eventually stop?   I’m also considering the hormone (mirena) one but again that’s the same hormone.  I don’t think hormone based contraception is for me. But I don’t wanna just rely on condoms.  I of course insist on those too to help prevent sti’s. 

Just looking for some feedback really. 

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    I had the Nexplanon implant and it was hellish for me as well. I had a non stop period and it was awful!!!! I know have the Mirena IUD. I've had it for a little over a year now. For me it's been a lot better. I honestly haven't had a period at all. Just some light bleeding here and there. My mood is a lot better as well. Good luck.

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      The Mirena doesn’t affect your mood? I was concerned because it’s the same hormone I’d have the same issues .  Thank you for the reply.  Guess I’m gunna need to talk to my doctor about what’s best. But yeah that implant was awful.
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    Hey babe,

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