The intrauterine device or IUD is a safe method of contraception, although it is not exempt from possible complications such as:
- Slippage of the IUD.
- Uterine perforations during IUD insertion.
- Pelvic inflammatory disease.
- Uterine infection.
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Daniel Sosa M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 11/20/2023