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A Woman’s IUD Left Inside for 20 Years Was Covered by Bacteria That Caused Serious Infection

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An intrauterine device (IUD) left in a woman for more than 20 years may have contributed to a nasty infection that sent her to the emergency room, doctors in Japan reported this week. The long-expired birth control device was found surrounded by bacteria that caused her months of fever and abdominal pain. Once the…

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Source: gizmodo.com