Results for - Fifth death associated with controversial Essure birth control implant.

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1. (WXYZ) - There has been another death associated with a controversial birth control device that the 7 Investigators have been reporting on for more than a year. The deaths associated with the Essure birth control device continue to rise. And now the 7 Investigators have learned a woman has died while her doctor was inserting the Essure device. Thousands of women across the country who complain of severe pain, miscarriages, and serious injuries. In some cases, the metal coils of Essure, which are used to block conception, have cut into other organs. More than 4,500 doctors and patients have reported these and other health concerns to the Food & Drug Administration. Three late-term miscarriages and the death of a woman in 2013 have also been reported to the FDA as deaths related to Essure, though none have been directly linked to the device. In the report, Bayer, which makes the device, maintains the "death is not a known failure mode related to Essure." According to Bayer, about 750,000 women have had Essure implanted. Thousands of women signed a petition to get Essure taken off the market. The FDA's Office of Compliance is investigating. Have you heard of this?

Yes
7%
116 votes
No
93%
1,506 votes

2. Do you have the form of birth control?

Yes
6%
102 votes
No
54%
879 votes
Not Applicable
40%
641 votes
05/01/2015 Health & Fitness 1622 29 By: truetolife
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