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levonorgestrel how long does it stay in your system

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below...: If the Mirena (levonorgestrel) fell out, there is no delay to resumption of your cycles. When you got your first period would depend on where you are ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Other IUDs: There was an iud called progestasert that contained progestin hormone, but now the only ones other than Mirena (levonorgestrel) come from other countr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Chemical pregnancy: It is unlikely that there is anything wrong with your reproductive system, as long as you haven't had a previous std. My advice is to keep trying. A ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
3- 4 days: to reach a steady level of hormones can take 3 - 4 days. This is why starting with the first day of your cycle, with your very first pack of pills, is ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It shouldn't: The laser energy is absorbed by the layers of the skin and would not reach deeper into the body. Your Mirena (levonorgestrel) should be fine.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
No: Progesterone doesn't cause those particular problems.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Days: Levonorgestrel binds to proteins in the blood and is eventually eliminated through mostly urine and some in feces. The amount of time for half of the ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brief: If you are taking a birth control pill with this in it , it is out of your system within days of stopping the pill.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
0.75 levonorgestrel: 0.75 levonorgestrel is the active ingredient in Plan B emergency contraception. It can alter the menstrual cycle for 1-2 cycles. Other side effects ... Read More

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