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Old 09-15-2012, 10:23 PM   #1
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Anyone heard of this or had it done. It is permanent birth control. I have the choice of this or a tubal. Any advice.

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Old 09-18-2012, 08:50 AM   #2
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Essure is basically a little metal coil (one of the three metals used to make Essure is nickel, which a lot of women are allergic to) that will irritate your body into forming enough scar tissue to block the Fallopian tubes. Both Essure and a tubal carry risks. Essure can become infected and cause you to need a hysterectomy and a tubal requires major surgery (and all of the risks associated with that).

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