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What Are Symptoms of Paragard IUD Perforation?

Paragard IUDs may break or migrate, potentially causing serious injury including uterine perforation (tearing of the uterus). Uterine perforation is dangerous and may require additional surgery. For women who have been implanted with the Paragard IUD, or have had a Paragard device removed, what are the symptoms of Paragard uterine perforation?

Uterine Perforation Symptoms

Paragard IUD Perforation of the Uterus - Riddle & BrantleyThe Paragard IUD is a common intrauterine birth control device. It is the only non-hormonal IUD approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States and has been available on the U.S. market since 1984.

However, according to multiple reports and the prescribing information, Paragard IUDs can break or migrate, sometimes resulting in perforation, otherwise known as tearing of the uterus or uterine perforation.

Symptoms of uterine perforation potentially caused by Paragard include:

  • Pelvic pain
  • Pain in the lower abdomen
  • Exhaustion
  • Bloating
  • Unplanned pregnancy
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chills
  • Fever

IMPORTANT: If you’ve been implanted with a Paragard IUD or recently had a Paragard device removed and experienced any of these symptoms, contact your doctor immediately. Paragard uterine perforation can be serious and even life-threatening.

Perforation of the uterus, potentially caused by a Paragard IUD, is relatively rare but can be serious and even life-threatening.

Paragard Uterine Perforation - Riddle & Brantley Paragard LawyersIf you’ve suffered uterine perforation (tearing) after implantation or removal of a Paragard IUD, call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation with an experienced Paragard lawsuit lawyer.

There is no obligation and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your Paragard lawsuit and you receive financial compensation.

Justice Counts for women who have been injured potentially due to broken Paragard devices or removal surgery, and we would love to help you get justice and compensation if we can.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s review your case.

“Is Paragard perforation common?”

Uterine perforation, which can be caused by a broken Paragard IUD, is relatively rare. The prescribing information for Paragard states that “device breakage” is a possible adverse effect, but the manufacturer does not provide any information about how often it may occur.

Providers removing the Paragard are advised by the manufacturer that “Paragard can break, perforate the uterus, or be expelled.”

Have You Suffered Uterine Perforation Potentially Due to Paragard IUD?

If you’ve suffered tearing of the uterus (uterine perforation) potentially due to a broken Paragard device or Paragard removal, you may be entitled to compensation.

For a FREE, no-obligation consultation with an experienced Paragard lawyer, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the fast and convenient form below.

The consultation is free and there are no upfront costs or attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive compensation.

Paragard Lawsuits and Attorneys - Riddle & BrantleyParagard lawsuits were recently consolidated into multi-district litigation (MDL) and our attorneys are actively investigating these claims.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s review your Paragard perforation (or other Paragard-related injury) case. You deserve justice and we would love to help you if we can.

In addition to perforation, our Paragard attorneys also handle cases involving other injuries potentially caused by Paragard breakage or removal, including:

  • “Stuck” IUD in the uterus
  • IUD migration (unintended movement)
  • Infection
  • Paragard breakage requiring removal surgery
  • Copper wire left behind, potentially causing inflammation or other injury
  • Organ damage
  • Scarring
  • Ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy complication)

You may qualify for a Paragard lawsuit or injury claim if you meet the following criteria:

  • Must have or have had an implanted Paragard IUD
  • Must have had or have scheduled Paragard removal surgery
  • Must have had a complication during or after surgery

Please call 1-800-525-7111 to speak with an experienced Paragard IUD injury lawyer today.

You won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive compensation.

Why Riddle & Brantley?

Riddle & Brantley’s defective medical device attorneys have been holding negligent manufacturers accountable for dangerous products since 1985. We’ve recovered millions of dollars in compensation (see disclaimer below) for injury victims across the country and we are ready to help you however we can.

You don’t have to do this alone. We are here for you and your loved ones.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 to speak with an experienced injury lawyer handling Paragard lawsuits today.

“This settlement changed me and my family’s lives.”

Linda B., Riddle & Brantley client

There is no obligation and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive financial compensation. If you’ve suffered uterine perforation potentially due to a broken Paragard IUD or Paragard removal surgery, you may qualify for a Paragard MDL and be entitled to compensation.

Call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s review your claim.

Justice Counts.

 


*** Disclaimer: The results mentioned are intended to illustrate the type of cases handled by the firm. These results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and they should not be construed to constitute a promise or guarantee of a particular result in any particular case. Every case is different, and the outcome of any case depends upon a variety of factors unique to that case.