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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have had the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud for 5 months. i haven't had a period in about 6 weeks. negative pregnant test, some white discharge, tender breasts. normal?

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Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) can often make you go without periods. However, be careful! if this is different for you, you may want to 'check for the strings' since they can come out, and then you can get pregnant.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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