For most people, IUDs don’t cause bleeding after sex.Learn about the benefits and risks of using an IUD, the possible causes of bleeding after sex, and when you should see your doctor. Your doctor can insert it into your uterus to prevent pregnancy.The two main types of IUD are copper IUDs and hormonal IUDs.
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According to the company that manufactures the Mirena IUD, about 20 percent of women stop having periods after using the device for a year.
Beyond the initial three to six months, you probably won’t experience breakthrough bleeding with your IUD. If you notice bleeding after sex, contact your doctor.
In most cases, occasional bleeding after sex is no cause for concern for premenopausal women. However, bleeding that occurs frequently or heavily may be a sign of cervical cancer or another underlying health condition.