Essure Problems 

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This is a list of the side effects and symptoms that have been reported by women in our group after being implanted with Essure. There are also diagnoses given that these women did not have prior to Essure.



Gynecological, etc.


Sharp/Stabbing Pelvic Pain

Abnormal menses

Period stops

Ovarian cysts

Uterine cysts

Fallopian tube cysts


Bacterial vaginosis

Constant spotting

Discharge (Odor/No Odor)




Hot flashes

Cervical Cancer/ Dysplasia

Hydrosalpinx (Fluid in the Fallopian Tubes)

Fallopian Tube Fibroids

PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

Cysts at the Vaginal Opening (Bartholin's Cyst)

PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder)

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Inflammation

Uterine Infection

Excessive Bleeding During Period (Menorrhagia)

Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz)

Night Sweats

Loss of Libido

Hot Flashes

Bleeding/Spotting After Sex

Painful Periods (Dysmenorrhea)

Painful Intercourse (Dyspareunia)

Bleeding Between Periods (Metrorrhagia)

Early Menopause


Long Menstrual Cycles (Polymenorrhea)

Sexual Dysfunction (Unable to Orgasm or Feel Pleasure)

Lack of Menstrual Cycle (Amenorrhea)

Yeast Infections (Candida)

Bacterial Vaginosis

Urgent/Frequent Urination

UTI (urinary tract infection), bladder infection

Cervicitis/Vaginitis (Swelling, Inflamation, Infection of    

   the Cervix or Vagina)

Itching, Burning, Stinging, Stabbing of Vaginal Entrance


Breast Pain/Tenderness

Abdominal Spasms/ Twitching/ Fluttering


Back, joint, chest, leg, breast, neck, spine, hip

Chronic Pelvic Pain

Face pain (Trigrinal Neuralgia)

All Over Body Aches/Pain


Nausea, vomiting, gas, constipation, diarrhea

Severe bloating

Metallic taste in mouth


Bowel issues

Neurological, Mental Health

Headaches or migraines


Tingling sensations


Brain shocks

Nerve pain

Brain fog – cloudiness, forgetfulness

Anxiety/Panic Attacks

Mood swings


Stroke Symptoms

Depression (Sadness/Suicidal Thoughts)

Ringing In Ears (Pulsatile Tinnitus)

Black Out Spells/ Fainting

Diminished brain function (brain fog, confusion,

   cloudiness, forgetfulness, short term memory loss)

Mood Disorders

PTSD (Post Tramatic Stress Disorder)

Numbness in Thigh (Meralgia Parethetica)

Numbness/Tingling in Extremeties (Hands/Feet)

Sensation of Burning, Stinging, Tickling or Prickling of

   Skin (Paresthesia)

Nerve Pain



Blood Issues

Anemia/ Iron Deficiency/Low Ferritin

Blood Clots

High Blood Pressure

Vitamin D Deficiency

Unexplained/Easily Bruising

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

Elevated Blood Counts

Inability to Maintain Blood Sugars (Hypoglycemia)

Pulmonary embolism

Autoimmune Disorders

Lupus, MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Raynaud’s Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis


Chemical and food sensitivities

Metal Allergies (Nickel)

Heightened Allergies/ Allergic Reactions

Food Allergies

Gluten Sensitivity

Allergic reactions

Hives, rashes

Cysts, boils, acne

Skin Irritation/Itching

Heart Issues

First Degree Heart Block

Heart palpitations

Coils/Device Issues 

Perforation of the tubes by the coils

Coil migrations

Coils becoming embedded in other tissues, organs

Broken, missing Coils


Swelling of legs or feet

Hair loss or changes

Hair growth in new places

Organs fusing to other organs

Dental issues


Thyroid Disease (Hypothyroid/Hyperthyroid)

Degenerative Bone Disease

ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura)


Gallbladder issues (Gallstones/Removal)

Liver Problems

Weight Issues (Loss/ Gain)

Adrenal Problems

Sleep Apnea

Adhesions (Scar Tissue in Abdomen)

Swollen Glands

Swelling/Numbness in Jaws/Lips

Unexplained Fevers

Swelling of Legs/Feet

Muscle Spasms

Vision Problems (Floaters, Blurred Vision, Decreased


Excessive Sweating

Dry Skin/Hair/Eyes

Severe Bloating

Blood in Urine