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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirena IUD: Some patients experience mild cramping in the first few hours after Mirena insertion. Ibuprofen is typically sufficient to provide relief. Most are pa ... Read More

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Ask Benefits Person: The person in charge of insurance Benefits at the insurance company or at the employer will know the answer to questions about which doctor is covered ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience in Gynecology
It is safe: It is safe to use a pill and the Mirena at the same time. It will not mix anything up. Many women actually choose to do this because they like the sup ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: assuming that it is inserted correctly, it should be fine.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing u can do: It was either not put in properly or the shape of your endometrial cavity is not good for it, so u need other contracetion.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: The amoxicillin is long since out of your system.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Mirena (levonorgestrel): it is effective at least 5 years and possible longer. Talk to your doctor about how long he(she) feels it is effective. The FDA has approved it for ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
That's not it: That is not how iud's work - they absolutely are not designed to cause infertility. Can one still get infected and potentially cause infertility? Yes ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthroug Bleeding: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a hormonal iud. It may take a few months for this bleeding to resolve. The Progesterone in Mirena (levonorgestrel) makes th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Right away: Using the Nuva Ring does not prolong your chances of becoming pregnant. It might take a cycle or two, but you should be able to conceive (chances wit ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience in Psychiatry
Abnormal at age 19: Unintended weight loss of that magnitude need to be evaluated and could be sign of depression as you mention anxiety and stress associated with tiredn ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes it will: Taking an antibiotic will not affect the effectiveness of an iud.
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A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: With a negative pregnancy test, pregnancy is exceedingly unlikely. The sensation you are feeling could be due to intestinal motility.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not serious: The most common risks with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are at time of placement. If you have an infection when the iud is placed, you are increase ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud releases small amounts of a hormone like Progesterone into your system. This can cause systemic side effects. Breast ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience in 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience in Gynecology
Varies.: The amount of time that a woman bleeds after having a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD removed or any other change in contraception can vary from several d ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
A week or so: You may have withdrawal bleeding for a couple of weeks after a Mirena (levonorgestrel) extraction. As to when you will be back to normal, i assume yo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Both : Both the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud and the ius are the same type of device; a long-acting hormone device placed in the uterus. The effectiveness i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not Mirena (levonorgestrel): None of these symptoms are related to a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. Sounds like you have have an inner ear problem. I would start with a primary care ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Pelvic relaxation?: It's not uncommon for women to experience some "relaxation" in the tissues that hold the uterus up in its proper position. The front wall also support ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Any safe weight loss: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) will not interfere with or interact with any medications, so any weight loss medication that your doctor feels comfortable ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be: I am not familiar with this root but see no reason for it to conflict with mirena (levonorgestrel).
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
5 years: Mirena (levonorgestrel) will be effective for 5 years. Any side effects can last variable lengths of time. Please ask about specific side effects.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirena (levonorgestrel): It does work well for women desiring to wait 3-5 years to have a baby. However, the problem with using it in teens like yourself is that over the 5 y ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Depends on whether the entire string and plastic "t" shape device was removed. If it was all removed then you should be fine. Remember though that you ... Read More

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