This procedure was suppose to be the best thing that happened to me.As a single mother of two and full time professional with a career in Engineering, my doctor advised me that Essure was a great solution for me. I would not have any down time associated with the proceedure and it would be quick and permanent.
It was just the opposite, it almost killed me. I too had a few problems like weight gain, extremely painful periods, back pain etc.
Upon my inital post surgery check up, to ensure the coils were indeed in place, they couldn’t see the coils during the routine ultrasound in the OBGYN office.. He sent me to the hospital to immediately have XRays done to locate the coils. Both were out of my tubes and needed surgery ASAP.
I under went an 8 hour surgery that I nearly didn’t make it through. Both coils had migrated out of my tubes and into my large intestine, as they had spiraled their way out of the tube by pirecing a hole and spiraling out. I was a ticking time bomb as they were about to pierce through into my intestine, in which case I would become septic and die.
The bills I have had to pay as a result of the implants are rediculous, as well as my lost time at work for my sick time off & down time from the removal surgery. I also had to have another form of steralization done, and have incurred additional medical expenses..
SOMEONE NEEDS HELD ACCOUNTABLE!!!!!