hi my name is stephanie hatten im currently 29 yrs old march of 2010 i got the essure coils placed in.i was tols it was safe and way better then an actual tubal.. the past 4 years have been hell!!! ever since i got these so i call devils put into my body! i cramp like no other and the pain is there all the time i bloat really bad 2 weeks before my period starts and its not no normal bloating i bloat to the point where i look like im pregnant! i get dizzy spells alot since ive had these instereted my hormones for some reason are out of wack and to top ot off !!! i have always had normal pap smears and ever since literly the same yr that these devils had gone in me ive had nothing but abnormal pap smears 2010 was my first abnormal it continued but didnt seem bad then 2012 abnormal pap smear had to have a piece of my cervix taken out for lab work which didnt feel the greatest either!then same thing the abnormal was there just not bad now here it is april 19 2014!!! i just had an obgyn appointment last wk i never heard from them so i called them only thing the nurse told me was she couldnt give all the info cause there waiting for more labs to come in but AGAIN ABNORMAL PAP SMEAR!!! at this point im like what the heck she said they have to wait but will get back to me as soon as they come in and the doctor has read over them, so at this point as i got off the phone i had a panic attack and just cried and then the next day which was 2 days ago i decided to call them back and i had said look i know its these essure coils in me thats causing all my pain my swealing/bloating dizzyness etc etc etc…she said it couldnt be i said look back in my records i have never came in unless if it was a yrly or i was pregnant then i got these things put in me and i have been comming in more often to see you guys because of my issues and beyond that my pap smears have always been good until right afte you guys put these in me!!!! and i also noted to her that i was never tested for this nickle allergy!! and that i demand one she said she had to call me back on that one i said why she really never answered well she called me back 4 hrs later then said on may 2 i will then have then have the test done!!! 4 YEARS OF HELL and continueing all because of these DEVILS!!!! im tired of living with all these issues..im to young i have 3 small children one has autisim and another has dissabilites also!! its hard to do things at times cause my lower stomach hurts so bad or my tubes just throb in pain!!! SOMEBODY PLEASE HEAR MY STORY PLEASE HELP ME THESE THINGS ARE RUINING MY LIFE!!!!! SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE ABOUT THIS!!!! drs wont hear what anyone has to say but i know me i know MY BODY!!!!! and SOMETHING IS MAJORLY WRONG!!!! PLEASE TO WHOM EVER CONSIDERS OF GETTING THIS DONE DO NOT I BEG YOU DO NOT GET THESE!!! THEY WILL FOREVER RUIN YOU!!!!! thank you so much to whom ever reads this..