Heavy periods are normal with Paragard, as it says on every piece of information about it (including the info on this website). Copper poisoning wouldn't cause weight gain nor cravings, and copper is non-hormonal so it shouldn't be causing any of your premenstrual symptoms.
Your doctor is correct, stress can cause women (especially those who have had children) to leak milk.
Maybe check out the diet boards on this website? I don't mean to be rude, but you can't blame a sausage McMuffin craving on a nonhormonal birth control you've had in place for two years. Your reliance on diet pills to control your weight, and your inability to control your cravings, would suggest to me that that's mostly mental and in that case, easy to fix with some work. View Thread
When I meet someone I find interesting, the last thing I want to bring up is past sexual experiences. "Hi, I'm a bisexual female with very limited sexual experience except in extremely kinky situations, at which I excel". Yeah, that would create an impression I guess I wouldn't mind, but really isn't what I'm going for on short acquaintence with someone.
I do tell people as soon as it's reasonable to that either I'm not straight or not gay (depending on the situation) just so it's not weird for them to hear me talk about an unexpected gender as my "ex", but that's just a courtesy.
I'm what I consider reasonable about sex with a new partner. Having had not many in my life and enjoying my STD-free status, I make potential partners get tested. I'm in no rush to have sex with someone generally, but when I am in a rush I'm at least safe about it.
I like a lot of build-up though, to prevent the sex getting boring too early. I love to make out and fool around, so I tend to savor those experiences.View Thread
I'd say a shower would definitely solve the problem. Be gentle with the labia, and maybe get a special, soft washcloth for that area.
Or they make scented wipes that taste decent, and you can add that into your love making.
Or tactfully say something like "I'd love nothing more than to do this, but you have a little bit of toilet paper down here, would you mind cleaning it up so I can get back to the joy of pleasuring you orally?". Make sure you're polite about it, but it's not an unreasonable request.View Thread
Why do you need to deal with this aversion, honestly? It sounds like you have legitimate reason not to be turned on by this, and some people just aren't. So why do it? I understand wanting to please your wife, of course,and it's a wonderful impulse. But you're allowed to have limits and boundaries, and she has to respect those.
In terms of how she initially proposed it, I hate to say but it's just one of those things you have to get over. It was tactless of her to present it that way, but you're obviously what she wants sexually because she's with you. Have you discussed with her that it kills the "adventure" feeling when you feel like she compares you to former lovers? Did she apologize for making you feel that way?
Everyone has a history, and while it's definitely unpleasant to think about the woman you love experiencing sex with other people, it's just kind of a fact of life. As long as she doesn't make a habit of it or demean you with it, I vote just put it out of your head. View Thread
How about instead of taking the $50 plan B you buy a $5 box of condoms? Or a $4 birth control pill? Or get it free through a stsate-funded health clinic? Plan B is EMERGENCY contraception, not just contraception. Your body isn't meant to be taking Plan B on the regular.
Why on earth would you have unprotected sex the day you took Plan B?
On what basis will asorbic acids make you menstruate? That's ridiculous. Your periods (which are totally thrown out of whack by now) have a cycle they go through every month, it's not just an arbitrary bloodflow to let you know if you're pregnant or not.
When was your last period? Why won't you go on reliable birth control?
Do you have any idea how hellish the "abortion pill" process is? First, you take a pill to kill the baby, then another one to clear it out of your body. That means intense, painful cramps and heavy, heavy bleeding for at least one day, if not more. You bleed off and on for months. Cramps for two months. Energy levels decrease, to say nothing of what it does emotionally. It's excruciating and scary,messes with your periods, is emotionally painful, and expensive, $600 where I live.
I've done it because I've had my birth control fail. It was the worst 24 hours of my life and I still have nightmares about ALL the blood. I'm not making a judgement call on having an abortion, but you're a fool to not at least try a reasonable way to prevent pregnancy before you go through that.View Thread
I understand your situation, but what I'm asking is how many partners do YOUR PARTNERS have? Because maybe you're using protection with one and he's not using it with someone else. You're not just exposing them to each other, you're exposing everyone to everyone else they're potentially sleeping with.
Why not just ask them what's made them change their minds?View Thread
How many sex partners do your sex partners have, though?
I'd be using protection with both of them to keep from infecting both of them with anything. Then again, if you really cared about protecting either one of them you probably wouldn't be cheating on your decade-long relationship.View Thread
I had mine put in in February, and have had nothing like what you describe. If you're having horrible discharge with pain and pressure, why not have your gyno check it? It may not have to be removed, it could be something else entirely.
Have you been in to have the positioning checked? Have you been in for your yearly pap and everything? How about making an appointment to do your yearly, and then finding out a real diagnosis for what's going on? Maybe it's something more minor that won't require your getting your Paragard removed.
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