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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good choice: Mirena would provide excellent birth control. It also has a popular side effect of stopping or at least minimizing menstrual bleeding. It is not likel ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on size: It depends upon the size of the tumor and whether it impacts other pituitary functions or not. The first option would be medication to initiate shrink ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes & unknown: You can certainly ask to have it removed & it is likely a good idea given your series of infections. Whether or not they would consider sterilizat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : It is quite common to experience menstrual irregularity immediately after removing an iud.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below:: If the doctor can see the IUD string on exam, its usually not at all painful to have it removed. If the string is not visible, there is a little more ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain or abnormal bl: Bleeding, sometimes no sxs, if it is indeed imbedded it needs to be removed.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Well yes, but...: If the ovaries are removed, then you'll no longer be producing much female sex hormone at all, and you'd then essentially enter menopause unless hormo ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hormones: Hormones can affect and cause cysts to grow or shrink in size .See ObGyn for specific advise
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Abreu
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud doesnot cause damage. It works by irritating the endometrial linning to avoid implantation andalso atrophy from the meds ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
Yes: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is an excellent of contraception.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely: While the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is in it causes the periods to be much lighter than what is normal for you. Once the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is rem ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Parks
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud releases a small amount of Progesterone on a daily basis. There is no significant weight gain associated with it.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormonal intrauterine device can cause irregular bleeding and excessive bleeding, but often decreases menstrual flow.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. This device prevent egg implantation in the uterus and thus prevents pregnancy.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud releases Progesterone locally and is fda approved for contraception (up to 5 years) and for reducing heavy menstrual f ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes the hormone: In it can do that the person who put your iud in should have told you that is a possibility but u should do one urine preg test just so u know it is n ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vanita Patel
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal imbalance: Most common cause can be hormonal imbalance, but other causes including pregnancy needs to be ruled out as well.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe not: Endometrial cancer can be obscured by endometrial ablations if it is not ruled out prior to the procedure by biopsy. Many women continue to have bleed ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes: with any progestin only birth control, ovulation will be suppressed in some but not all. That also includes birth control pills where for many types ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD: If you did not have an infection while the iud was in, it's not likely that it will cause many complications. Although the efficacy of some iud's may ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Not recommended: No, because it has no other chemicals like copper, hormones, etc, it will not really work to prevent fertilization. More worrisome, if fertilization ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience in Urogynecology
Shouldn't: Effect weight at all.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but uncommon: Less than 5% of Mirena (levonorgestrel) patients report weight gain per fda data.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Only if: your doctor makes a house call and is familiar with the removal technique.

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