A 34-year-old female asked:
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mirena (levonorgestrel) was imbedded, very painful when removed. why and how did this happen?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discuss with doc: If it was removed in the office then it was likely not embedded. If you had to have surgery to have it removed then ask your surgeon to clarify what they saw and found during the surgical removal
Answered on Jun 6, 2014
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