An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, plastic, T-shaped device
that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. IUDs contain copper or
the hormone levonorgestrel (LNg). Plastic strings tied to the end of the IUD
hang down through the opening of the uterus (cervix) into the vagina.
May 4, 2012
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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