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A permanent birth control option is under scrutiny by thousands of American women who claim it destroyed the inside of their bodies. The device is called Essure and a group of Houston women spoke to Channel 2 about the drastic options they’ve had to endure in order to lead healthy lives again. The company that

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There’s a battle brewing over a popular birth control device that’s billed as a safe, effective alternative to having your tubes tied. It’s called Essure and the company says more than 750,000 of the devices have been sold around the world. But a small percentage of women who’ve used it say Essure has caused them

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The NewsChannel5 Investigators uncovered FDA records that show the original manufacturer, Conceptus, was inspected by the FDA twice in the last decade. Watch the Video Here

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This week, Erin Brockovich strengthened the campaign against Essure, being a voice of thousands of women impacted by the medical device that continues to hurt women globally. Erin spoke about her involvement and the many catastrophic stories she receives daily by women across the World. Watch it here

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Essure Women

A team of researchers in the journal Contraception, have estimated that as many as 9.6 percent of women could become pregnant within 10 years of undergoing hysteroscopic sterilization, or Essure. Accordingly, this is nearly four times the estimated risk after a laparoscopic tubal ligation, the more traditional method. Read More

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A participant in a clinical trial for the birth control device Essure — which some women have complained causes them pain and unexplained symptoms — is now criticizing the way doctors conducted the studies that later formed an application for its FDA approval. Watch the Video

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Erin received this correspondence from Dr Falk. What do you think? “You should be ashamed of yourself. Essure is a safe effective procedure. you are scaring women away from this procedure. all for the sake of making money which sterilization method would you want your sister or niece to have. if you look at the

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This week, Erin discussed on “The Doctors” the stories of the hundreds of women who have told of the horrendous complications they have suffered as a result of Essure. You can watch an excerpt of “The Doctors” here

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SAN DIEGO – Since 2004, almost 850 women and doctors have filed Adverse Event Reports with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about Essure birth control. They detail extreme symptoms – from women experiencing excess bleeding, rashes and bloating to women who were forced to have their reproductive organs removed. Now, Team 10 learned of

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Hi everyone, Dan here! I’m working at the back-end of the site making sure everything is going smoothly. Big apologies if you have posted your story and are yet to see it. Erin has literally been inundated with hundreds of stories and there are more coming every day. So, I’m doing my best to get

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A growing number of complaints about a popular form of birth control that some say is causing serious health problems. Now, consumer advocate Erin Brochovich says Congress needs to get involved. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains. Watch the Video

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Women are coming forward to talk about their experiences with a permanent form of birth control called Essure. They’re describing it in stark terms: “It’s a constant pain that doesn’t go away,” one woman said. “It felt like barbed wire inside of me,” according to another. “It’s excruciating,” a third woman said. Watch the Video

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SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — A Ventura County mother of two says a permanent contraception device called Essure has caused her and thousands of other women excruciating pain. “I was literally walking around hunched over holding onto my stomach for three weeks out of the month,” Tanya Lovis said. “The pain was just too much to

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Shortly after giving birth to her fifth child, Lisa Conti of Ringtown in Schuylkill County decided that was enough. Her doctor recommended Essure implants for birth control. “He told me there would be minimum pain afterwards, that if I did get anything, it would be mild cramping,” said Conti. Essure implants are small, metal coils

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Johnannah

This is Johannah’s Story, in her own words! Thank you for sharing!

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Two Missouri women, who claim the non-surgical sterilization device Essure caused painful and life-altering complications, have joined a grassroots online campaign led by activist Erin Brockovich to remove the device from the market. Brockovich spoke to KCTV5 via Skype about her reasons for launching the page. “My story is being a voice for them because

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