Complete List of Essure Birth Control Side Effects

The side effects of Essure that have been documented or reported by women who have had experience with the permanent birth control device are listed below.

If you have experienced problems, not on this list, reach out to us, to share your experiences with Essure.

In alphabetical order:

  • Abdominal Spasms/ Twitching/ Fluttering
  • Abnormal menses
  • Adenomyosis
  • Adhesions (Scar Tissue in Abdomen)
  • Adrenal Problems
  • All Over Body Aches/Pain
  • Allergic reactions
  • Anemia/ Iron Deficiency/Low Ferritin
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Black Out Spells/ Fainting
  • Bleeding Between Periods (Metrorrhagia)
  • Bleeding/Spotting After Sex
  • Blood Clots
  • Blood in Urine
  • Boils
  • Bowel issues
  • Brain fog – cloudiness, forgetfulness
  • Brain shocks
  • Breast Pain/Tenderness
  • Broken, missing Coils
  • Cervical Cancer/ Dysplasia
  • Chemical and food sensitivities
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coil migrations
  • Coils becoming embedded in other tissues
  • Constant spotting
  • Cramping
  • Cysts
  • Degenerative Bone Disease
  • Dental issues
  • Depression (Sadness/Suicidal Thoughts)
  • Diminished brain function
  • Discharge (Odor/No Odor)
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin/Hair/Eyes
  • Early Menopause
  • Elevated Blood Counts
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Bleeding During Period (Menorrhagia)
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Face pain (Trigrinal Neuralgia)
  • Fallopian tube cysts
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Food Allergies
  • Gallbladder issues (Gallstones/Removal)
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Hair growth in new places
  • Hair loss or changes
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Heart palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Heightened Allergies/ Allergic Reactions
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hip Pain
  • Hives, rashes
  • Hot flashes
  • Hydrosalpinx (Fluid in the Fallopian Tubes)
  • Inability to Maintain Blood Sugars (Hypoglycemia)
  • Incontinence
  • Insomnia
  • Itching, Burning, Stinging, Stabbing of Vaginal Entrance
  • ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura)
  • Joint Pain
  • Lack of Menstrual Cycle (Amenorrhea)
  • Liver Problems
  • Long Menstrual Cycles (Polymenorrhea)
  • Loss of Libido
  • Metal Allergies (Nickel)
  • Metallic taste in mouth
  • Miscarriage
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood swings
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Nausea, vomiting, gas, constipation, diarrhea
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Neurological, Mental Health
  • Night Sweats
  • Numbness in Thigh (Meralgia Parethetica)
  • Numbness/Tingling in Extremeties (Hands/Feet)
  • Organs fusing to other organs
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Painful Intercourse (Dyspareunia)
  • Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz)
  • Painful Periods (Dysmenorrhea)
  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
  • Perforation of the tubes by the coils
  • Period stops
  • PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)
  • PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder)
  • Pregnancy
  • PTSD (Post Tramatic Stress Disorder)
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Ringing In Ears (Pulsatile Tinnitus)
  • Seizures
  • Sensation of Burning, Stinging, Tickling or Prickling of Skin
  • Seroma
  • Severe bloating
  • Sexual Dysfunction (Unable to Orgasm or Feel Pleasure)
  • Sharp/Stabbing Pelvic Pain
  • Skin Irritation/Itching
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spine Pains
  • Stroke Symptoms
  • Swelling of legs or feet
  • Swelling, Inflamation, Infection of the Cervix or Vagina
  • Swelling and / or Numbness in Jaws and / or Lips
  • Swollen Glands
  • Thyroid Disease (Hypothyroid/Hyperthyroid)
  • Tingling sensations
  • Tremors/Shakiness
  • Unexplained Fevers
  • Unexplained Bruising
  • Urgent and / or Frequent Urination
  • Uterine cysts
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Infection
  • Uterine Inflammation
  • UTI (urinary tract infection), bladder infection
  • Vision Problems (Floaters, Blurred Vision, Decreased Vision)
  • Vitamin B-12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Weight Issues (Loss/ Gain)
  • Yeast Infections (Candida)

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