You are better than Frank Netter in two important ways: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. As a birth control method, the IUD works like a charm: I need some kind of explanation as to why this happens!!!! During this time, a person is more likely to experience breakthrough bleeding, or bleeding between periods. Formally known as an intrauterine device, an IUD is a small, T-shaped piece of flexible plastic that is inserted into the vagina. I was all excited and proud.
Not sure we can put up with this very long.
The penis and the pea: will he feel my IUD during sex?
If the IUD is sticking out through the cervix you may feel that during sex and it will likely hurt. I can see where someone who has never seen an IUD up close and personal would wonder about this. If a Mirena string is cut short, it will stick straight out of the cervix like a bristle. This is also called spotting. My string was always short — difficult for me OR my doctor to find on a good day, impossible on others. The IUD has strings that come through the cervix to ensure that your health care provider can remove it safely when the time comes. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: