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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Removing the IUD
is it ok to remove the iud myself if i can feel the threads?
No. You need a health professional to remove it. You should always be able to feel the threads...that's how you check to be sure it's still in place, but a health professional should remove it for you.
Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Nursing
The Ohio State University