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A 23-year-old female asked:

Since having my mirena (levonorgestrel) iud removed i haven't had a period so how can i tell when i'm ovulating?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Awhile: It may take a few months to resume normal cycle. You didn't mention how long it had been out for, but if it's less than 3 months or so, likely everything okay and just wait for cycle. If more than 3 months, consider seeing gynecologist to discuss other reasons for absence.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is your period supposed to be like on the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wendy Askew
26 years experience
Lighter, and shorter: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is fda approved as a treatment for heavy periods. It has progestin hormone on it, that causes the lining of the uterus to become thinner over time. Most women experience a lighter period with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) in place.
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Last updated Mar 2, 2014


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