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A 25-year-old female asked:

i have had my iud for almost three years. i get my period every month (it is irregular) but i missed my last two cycles. should i contact my doctor?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Yes: Irregular periods are common but you should get evaluated just to be safe.
Dr. Michael Flax
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
A Mirena IUD can cause irregular bleeding, and cause you tomiss periods. Even if this is the type of IUD you have, it is worth checking out...a tubal pregnancy is always a possibility.
Nov 5, 2012

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