Dr Ahmed Ismail

Consultant Gynaecologist & Fertility Expert

Family Planning and Coil Insertion

Family planning: Access to family planning and contraceptive services has altered social and economic roles of women.

Family planning has provided health benefits such as:

  • smaller family size and longer interval between the birth of children
  • increased opportunities for preconceptional counseling and screening
  • fewer infant, child, and maternal deaths
  • the use of barrier contraceptives to prevent pregnancy

Where Can I Get Birth Control?

Where you get birth control depends on what method you eventually choose, although it should be noted that regardless of what method of birth control you decide on, it is still highly recommended that you consult with your gynecologist first so that you can get a licensed medical professional's opinion on what might be the best method for you-
Over The Counter

  • Condoms
  • Spermicides
  • Sponges
  • Emergency Contraception (If under 17, a prescription is needed)

Prescription
  • Oral contraceptives (I.e the pill)
  • Vaginal ring
  • Skin patch
  • Diaphragm (After a fitting with your physician)
  • Shot/injection (Available at your physician's office)
  • IUD (Inserted by a OB GYN)

Surgery/Medical Procedures
  • Male or female sterilization

 

Breast Cancer

IUCD multiload has been in situ for many years, showing some difficulty on removal as office procedure, as Coil was removed it was clearly broken arm which can subject patient to complication such as perforation and also increase pregnancy incidence with coil.

 

 

 

 

 

Case Study

The patient has consulted us with Diagnosis that her doctor could not find the coil and he is suspecting that the coil was lost in the pelvis or rejected outside the body.

Pelvic Scan has confirmed Intrauterine Contraceptive Device in situ.

Coil     Coil

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