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Baconton, GA
A 26-year-old female asked:

Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed 9/26. on 9/28 started bleeding like a period. today i have soaked through 3 pads in the past 3 hours. is this normal?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
No: This sounds like a very heavy period. There are many options to treat heavy periods.Having another Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD placed is one. Birth control pills or the non hormonal medical called Lysteda also could work.

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