What does a spiral look like?

Kate flower
Kate flower
March 10, 2015
What does a spiral look like?

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What does a spiral look like?

The points of view about protection from unwanted pregnancy differ. Someone considers it a sin, and someone, on the contrary, thinks that this is the most humane thing you can do for your body and a possible child. Naturally, if the financial situation and other factors do not allow having children, it is best not to rely on "maybe", but to think with your head.

In order not to have abortions, which constitute a serious intervention in the body, it is better to use methods of preventing pregnancy. For this, suitable pills for contraception, condoms, spirals. In this article we will look at how a helix spiral looks.

What is the uterine helix?

The intrauterine device or, as it is also abbreviated as it is called, the IUD is inserted into the uterine cavity. The spiral is a device made of plastic and metal of very small dimensions.spiralMost often they use bronze and silver, as the metal prevents the development of inflammatory processes in the uterus.

The IUD is an abortive contraceptive method.It inhibits the penetration of sperm into the uterus.

Pros and cons of spiral


  • The spiral needs to be bought once and for several years, unlike condoms and pills;
  • High efficiency;
  • Rapid restoration of fertility after removal.

Cons (contraindications and who to use with caution):

  • Women who give birth 2-3 times and have an abortion are advised not to install spirals, since perforation of the uterus may occur (about 1% of cases);
  • Inflammatory diseases in the pelvic area;
  • Malignant tumors of the cervix and body of the uterus;
  • Pregnancy;
  • Spotting of unknown nature.