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Do I need to also use a condom with a mirena iud

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
To prevent STDs: Not to improve the pregnancy prevention but always a good idea for sexual transmitted disease prevention. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is one of t ... Read More
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
35 years experience Gynecology
Always a good idea: Iud's can increase the risk of infection and condoms will decrease the chance of spreading infections. Also a good idea to use 2 methods for contracep ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good advice: You do want your Mirena IUD to be effective, so follow the MD's advice and avoid mshaps.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: An IUD works as emergency contraception, if a woman gets an IUD after having sex. If she already had an IUD before sex, then that is very good contrac ... 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 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes but rare : Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud failures are possible but not very common. If you think you are pregnant check a pregnancy test. If it's positive it's ver ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
If trying to get...: If trying to get pregnant (presuming 28 day cycles), be sure to have sex twice a day starting from day 11-12, for six days. Be happy, enjoy life, and ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It would be fine. They have no negative interaction.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It can lower the effectiveness of oral contraceptives but nit iuds.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormality: Unless a woman has a uterine abnormality, any woman's uterus will accommodate a Mirena IUD. Fibroids groing into the uterine cavity can sometimes prec ... Read More

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