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Rockledge, FL
A 31-year-old female asked:

I have mirena (levonorgestrel) since 2009, approx. for the past 6 months or so, i only get dark brown spotting only needing a pantyliner, and some cramps. is this ok?

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Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Yes: This is absolutely normal with mitena and one of the reasons it is sometimes used for women who have heavy periods. You may get to a point where you have no bleeding at all.
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