What is Essure?
Essure, a medical device, is inserted through the vagina to prevent a woman's eggs from traveling through the fallopian tubes to reach sperm for permanent birth control. This procedure requires no incisions.
It was developed by Conceptus Inc., a subsidiary of Bayer AG.The Essure is a Class III device for permanent surgical sterilization in women.
Usually, it takes 3 months for Essure to work. Essure is for women who do not want any or any more children.
Please seek the advice of a medical professional before making health care decisions.
Side Effects of Essure
The side effects from Essure may occur during implanting it or after the implantation like
- Mild pelvic pain
- Bleeding which may last for some days
There are other side effects of Essure, like device migration, chronic pelvic pain, organ perforation.
The Food and Drug Administration has received thousands of side effects reports for Essure medical devices.
An Essure lawsuit attorney can help you to file your case if you experience such complications due to Essure. Essure attorney will take the lead for filing the case.
Problems and Symptoms due to Essure
There are side effects of Essure which can occur during the implantation, after implantation, due to the confirmation test and long term.
The side effects as follow :
- Temporary mild to moderate pain may occur.
- The breakage of Essure during the insertion is removed.
- Bleeding or damage to the bladder or bowel due to the perforation (tear or hole) of the fallopian tube or uterus.
After the Procedure Essure Side Effects.
After the implantation of Essure, some women experience side effects such as:
- Pelvic cramping
- Pelvic pain
- Back pain
- Device expulsion
- Vaginal bleeding
Essure Confirmation Test Side Effects
Women need to do a Confirmation Test as Essure takes 3 months to work.
This test for Essure implantation is called modified HSG to be sure that the woman cannot be pregnant.
The test uses transvaginal ultrasound (TVU) or a vaginal X-ray exam.
But it may also give side effects such as :
Essure Long Term Side Effects
Some women suffer long term effects, it can be months or years.
Side effects of the long term are as follow:
- Hair loss
- Autoimmune disorder
- Chronic pain
- Device migration
- Fallopian tubes removal
- Ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy occurring outside the uterus)
Other side effects
Side effects apart from the above mentioned.
It can be :
- Weight fluctuations
- Irregular periods
- Nickel allergy
- Dislodged device
If you have faced any of the given side effects and are looking for help, get the attorney for the Essure lawsuit.
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