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FDA reviews contraceptive device after health complaints

Thousands of women say they've been harmed by the permanent contraceptive, but it's still unclear if the problems were caused by the device.

The FDA is looking into the contraceptive device, Essure, after a number of health complaints.

Some of those complaints include chronic fatigue, migraines, joint pain, digestive issues, back pain, heavy periods full of clots, difficulty concentrating, abdominal pain, hair loss and tooth deterioration, according to NPR. But, it is not clear if the problems were caused by the device. 

Thousands of women say they've been harmed by the permanent contraceptive Essure. But it's unclear if the problems were caused by the device. The Food and Drug Administration is taking a closer look.

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