a DJ who lived in seclusion (knittinggoddess) wrote in iud_divas,

Did your discharge change with your iud?

After I got my Mirena, I noticed a change in my discharge, and the doc assured me it was normal. She said that the strings can change the consistency. On the beautiful cervix site, there are pictures of someone with a copper iud, and I was relieved to see that her discharge resembled mine: thick, almost grainy, and white.

How did yours change? Think about your average discharge throughout your cycle, and not during your period. I broke it down for pre-iud birth control (no hbc, pill/patch, and the Nuvaring) as well as for copper vs Mirena.
To see the results without taking the poll, go here.


oops! I forgot about volume! If you want to tell me how the volume of your discharge changed, then tell me in the comments after finding the appropriate tickybox for the consistency change.
Poll #1707613 discharge changes after insertion
Open to: All, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 39

If you weren't on HBC pre-iud, and got a Mirena, how did your discharge change?

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It didn't
3 (25.0%)
thicker/clumpier
5 (41.7%)
thinner/runnier
1 (8.3%)
it's dependent on my cycle
3 (25.0%)
I get more yeast/BV infections now
0 (0.0%)
I don't remember
0 (0.0%)

If you weren't on HBC pre-iud, and got a copper iud, how did your discharge change?

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It didn't
2 (11.8%)
thicker/clumpier
4 (23.5%)
thinner/runnier
5 (29.4%)
it's dependent on my cycle
6 (35.3%)
I get more yeast/BV now
0 (0.0%)
I don't remember
0 (0.0%)

If you were on oral HBC/patch pre-iud, and got a Mirena, how did your discharge change?

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It didn't
0 (0.0%)
thicker/clumpier
4 (57.1%)
thinner/runnier
1 (14.3%)
it's dependent on my cycle
1 (14.3%)
I get more yeast/BV now
1 (14.3%)
I don't remember
0 (0.0%)

If you were on oral HBC/patch pre-iud, and got a copper iud, how did your discharge change?

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It didn't
1 (20.0%)
thicker/clumpier
3 (60.0%)
thinner/runnier
0 (0.0%)
it's dependent on my cycle
1 (20.0%)
I get more yeast/BV now
0 (0.0%)
I don't remember
0 (0.0%)

If you were on Nuvaring pre-iud, and got a Mirena, how did your discharge change?

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it didn't
1 (33.3%)
thicker/clumpier
1 (33.3%)
thinner/runnier
1 (33.3%)
it's dependent on my cycle
0 (0.0%)
I get more yeast/BV now
0 (0.0%)
I don't remember
0 (0.0%)

If you were on Nuvaring pre-iud, and got a copper iud, how did your discharge change?

View Answers
it didn't
0 (0.0%)
thicker/clumper
1 (20.0%)
thinner/runnier
3 (60.0%)
it's dependent on my cycle
1 (20.0%)
I get more yeast/BV now
0 (0.0%)
I don't remember
0 (0.0%)

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