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can the mirena iud come out

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xu answered
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: The expulsion rate is higher if it was recently put in. Check the string. If you or your partner cannot feel the string, see your doctor right away an ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If the strings pulle: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available, it lasts 5 years, is ~99.5% effective, and thins the uterine lini ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Extrude not "reject": As long as the Mirena IUD is in place and has not expired past its' time limit, it will continue its "job" of preventing conception. However, any IUD ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same: The efficacy is the same as Mirena
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD ?'s: IUD strings can twist around the stem of the IUD and "retreat" into the uterine cavity. A simple procedure inserting a hook into the cervical canal ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD ?: Although this may be somewhat more painful for you if you have never had sexual intercourse, it can be done, but your gyn physician may advise against ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD types: The copper IUD is smaller and easier to install, and does have a slightly better protection against pregnancy. The Mirena contains a progestin which ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diana Clavin
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirena effective: One of the benefits of the Mirena IUD, is that is acts locally within the uterus. Because of this, meds will not decrease it's effectiveness, even we ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Mirena?: If it has migrated then it has to be removed for sure, regardless of how long it's been there. If it has been in the uterus for 5 years and it was a M ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Can't say: This is the public HT site where volunteer docs, primarily in the USA answer questions about medical problems. We have no access to or information abo ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very simple: IUD insertions are quite simple. The experience will vary depending on the patient, her body, the doctor and the technique. It should take only a few ... Read More
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