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Mirena removal and periods

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel) bleeding: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect the 1st few weeks after Mirena (levonorgestrel) insertion. After that periods tend to lighten w... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Abreu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Happens: Mirena (levonorgestrel) causes atrophy. First do a pregnancy test. Then if concerned ask ur gyn to give you high doses of estrogen and Progesterone ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
2-12 wks: Assuming you are not having a period on the mirena, (levonorgestrel) the next period should come within the next 4-6 wks. At times, there is an earli... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Implantation: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Pregnancy test?: Its been over 6 weeks without a period. If you have been having unprotected intercourse, its possible you are pregnant. If pregnancy isn't possible,... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
No, bleeding: from the removal is not a period.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Could be either: Could be either. Just watch it initially.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Age 60 & heavy flow: If indeed you are 60 years of age. removing the Mirena IUD was sorely needed. Moreover, heavy bleeding post Mirena at any age raises the question of a... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can do preg. test: If one is "never late" but is now "late", one can do a pregnancy test. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen... Read More

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