There are plenty of women across the United States who do not want to have children. If you’re one of them, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, birth control isn’t always 100 percent effective and costly in-hospital surgeries hardly seem like a better option. It’s for these and other reasons that many women have turned to the Essure permanent birth control device.
Unlike other sterilization procedures, the Essure device is implanted in the fallopian tubes without the use of general anesthesia or even a surgical incision. In addition to this benefit, the cost of the device is relatively low and is intended to last a lifetime. Unfortunately for a lot of women, the benefits of the device have not outweighed the potentially life-threatening issues the device creates.
As you may not know, Essure is designed to create scar tissue in the fallopian tubes in order to prevent sperm from fertilizing eggs. In a growing number of cases, however, women are reporting very different symptoms including:
In addition to the seemingly minor symptoms above – as well as the other symptoms found here – in more and more cases, women are reporting more severe health issues including:
From injuries to serious health conditions to death, the threat that the Essure permanent birth control device poses to women cannot and should not be ignored. In fact, many women who have been affected by Essure have already begun taking legal action against Essure’s manufacturer, Bayer, in hopes of recovering damages and holding the company responsible for releasing such a dangerous product to the market.