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Do i get a period on mirena

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes. Response varies: a great deal individually. Some woman continue to have regular menses with Mirena (levonorgestrel). It is very common to start having periods altoge... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: mirena (levonorgestrel) is as hormonal iud, so it's changes your cycle.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Needs Removal: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is great BC. The FDA approved it for 5 yes. There is evidence it works for an additional 2 years, although it is recommended t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes: It is normal to not have periods with a mirena, (levonorgestrel) once it comes out your cycles should return if you would normally have a cycle, but a... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perfect timing: Inserting an IUD is easiest during menstrual flow as the cervix is slightly dilated and you may already be experiencing mild cramping that IUD inserti... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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No: Light or absent periods is actually one of the benefits of this IUD. The progestin embedded in the IUD keeps the uterine lining from growing, so when ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Likely yes: It is quite common for women who have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD to have cramping in the uterus at times. Some women will have the sensation that ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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GYN monitoring: Mirena (levonorgestrel) can cause a lack of menstrual cycles; however if you are on Mirena (levonorgestrel) and bleeding- call your GYN.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Not having periods is one of the great side effects of Mirena (levonorgestrel). Up to 50% of users experience this within 1 year of use. Mirena (levon... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
It depends: Mirena (levonorgestrel) suppresses the endometrial lining of your uterus. It does not fully suppress ovulation every month. Once it is removed, return... Read More

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