Does kyleena coil cause vaginal dryness?

How our community feel they have been impacted by vaginal dryness on kyleena coil

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None or not sure

78%

A bit

12%

Quite a bit

4%

A lot

4%

A great deal

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Out of the 114 reviews for kyleena coil, 0 people (0%) reported vaginal dryness.

Reviewers that reported vaginal dryness as a side effect

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  4th Mar 24

  •  Stopped using

Getting the kyleena coil inserted was quite painful. I got very intense cramps the moment it was inserted and I felt quite light-headed and a bit sick. The cramping lessened a bit after 5 mins or so but continued for the next few days. I bled for a few days after insertion but it wasn't heavy or anything. Positives: My periods became super light. I barely needed to use any period products - I would just wear period pants for the first 2 days then use nothing. Negatives: Cramping leading up to my period got worse. I got quite bad breast tenderness - a symptom I'd never had prior to the coil. I seemed to get thrush more frequently than before and also had a lot of vaginal dryness. The main negative for me was that I would start getting extremely anxious 1-2 weeks before my period was due. I'd regularly break down crying, read too much into things that people said, be very self-conscious, constantly worry about everything and not want to go out to any social events. I had never experienced anything this extreme before getting the coil. The doctor told me these feelings didn't have anything to do with the coil (she did say there's a small chance it amplified feelings that were already there. I chose to take the coil out anyway just to see, for my own peace of mind. It's like night and day. I got the coil out while I was on my period and the weeks leading up to my next period I did not experience any of these symptoms, and this has continued to be the case since I got the coil out 7 months ago.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Jan 24

  •  Still using

I wanted to try something different to the Pill and the coil came highly recommended. However, getting it inserted was horrifically painful, the doctor gave no guidance on which coil would be best, leaving me to choose. Over the course of a year, I've experienced low mood, rapid weight gain, depression and pain. The only positives have been convenience and stopping of periods.


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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  4th Jun 23

  •  Still using

My second coil. Insertion was easy and quick. Fewer stomach cramps after than when my first coil was inserted. Happy with this version, plus its 5 years so less to think about. Had little/no periods, partner is happy and comfortable with this method. I was nervous when I went to get it replaced, but it was easy, and only a slight pinch when it was placed. Since I have had it, I often forget I have it which I think is a good sign. Overall positive experience and I would recommend to a friend.


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Kyleena coil common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

77% of kyleena coil reviewers reported period like cramps

54% of kyleena coil reviewers reported tender breasts

47% of kyleena coil reviewers reported vaginal discharge

33% of kyleena coil reviewers reported lower back pain

31% of kyleena coil reviewers reported breast enlargement


Possible kyleena coil side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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