DW: EMPOWERING: Mom Loses Ovaries, Toes, Uterus After IUD Ends Up In Stomach

Posted By on June 15, 2018

Tanai Smith, of Baltimore, has shared her story with several outlets hoping to help other women. (GoFundMe)

A 25-year-old woman lost her ovaries, uterus, and even her toes due to an implanted IUD that forced its way into her stomach and then liver, according to Fox News.

Tanai Smith, of Baltimore, said she implanted the IUD after the birth of her daughter in 2014 after learning it would work for up to five years. Upon visiting her gynecologist in October 2017, however, she learned that those “side effects” they talk about in all those IUD commercials might apply in her case.

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