not to scare you or anythin but i thot of it as an alternative fr pills. i always 4got to eat then 1 day my period come nearly a month it didnt stop. after that i opt for iud.. i did spoke to the nurse before everythin. then i ask her advise .. n you know what she say?she say majority who put in that got infection. it is normal though to hav it but some got bad infection to the point that discharge turned smelly n yellow to greenish form.i back out becos of that.. heheh... cant stand to hear anymore.. so now i on myself lorr.. jaga2 ownself.. not using anythin.. y dont you search for gp havin patch one?? i think that's e easiest..