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Getting an IUD Doesn’t Have to Hurt Like Hell

My quest for a painless insertion

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II contemplated getting an intrauterine device (IUD) for over seven years. Every time I asked a friend who had one about her experience, she would say the same two things: It hurts like hell to get one inserted, and I should definitely do it.

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