Getty Images Having a coil fittedshould not be traumatic or very painful, say experts. Their comments came after BBC Radio 5 Live’s Naga Munchetty shared her experience, prompting many to recount their own stories of painful coil fittings.
People also ask
How painful is Coil insertion and removal?
In short, all women will clearly have different experiences of coil insertion and removal. For the most part it seems that while the actual insertion itself is very painful for a short time, the pain subsides fairly quickly and after a few days you become unaware that the coil is even inside you.
What does a coil feel like?
i have heard a lot of stories from a lot of people regarding the coil, they range from no pain at all to slight pain for a few seconds ! a lot of people say its not a pain , just a feeling of being uncomfortable for a few seconds with a slight cramp in ur stomach.
Is it safe to get a coil inserted?
It is important to weigh up the risks with the benefits and realise, for the majority of women, the insertion process is fairly uneventful. Your doctor, or the health professionals at your sexual health clinic will be able to answer all your questions and put your mind at rest should you decide you want to get a coil inserted.
How painful is a cervical Coil Test?
Its not really painful, more uncomfortable. The ‘clamp’ they use is actually just similar to the one used when you have a smear. It sounds really scary! aparently after childbirth a womens cervix never completely closes so its not like they have to stretch it open to get the coil in.