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Women in Scotland Sue Essure Birth Control Maker After Becoming Pregnant or Experiencing Severe Pain

Nine Scottish women are suing the makers of birth control device Essure after becoming pregnant post-implantation. The device was billed as a simple and safe procedure and an alternative to sterilization, yet many of the women claimed to have experienced excruciating pain, bloating, bleeding and infections. Moreover, the women who became pregnant...
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Essure Lawsuit Filed by Two French Women Alleging Complications

While thousands of women in the U.S. have experienced complications with permanent contraceptive device Essure, many women in France have also faced problems with the device. Two French women have filed a complaint against Essure’s manufacturer Bayer HealthCare, alleging negative side-effects similar to those claimed in U.S. lawsuits. According to French newspaper...
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Three Ohio Women Come Forward about Essure’s Adverse Complications

As advocacy groups against Essure continue to gather steam, three Ohio women have come forward claiming Bayer HealthCare’s permanent birth control device made them sick. Dawn Jarrett received the Essure implant in July 2012. Within a month, she was vomiting four times a week and suffering severe headaches and other problems. Similarly, Holly Radloff...

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Serious Complications from Essure Land Many Women in the Hospital

“I feel like everything’s been stolen from me,” laments Elizabeth Fluegge of her painful experience with permanent contraceptive device Essure. Ten months after implantation, the pain caused by the device became so unbearable that a complete hysterectomy was her only option for relief. Fluegge is not alone, as she and thousands of other recipients...
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