A 33-year-old female asked:
What are the differences between the mirena (levonorgestrel) and skyla iuds? is one better than the other in certain circumstances?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Skyla : Skyla is slightly smaller and is advertised to be better for women who have never been pregnant. Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been around longer and is generally well tolerated by those who have never had a baby. Skyla last 3 years. Mirena (levonorgestrel) 5 years
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Last updated Aug 23, 2014
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