A member asked:

I haven't had any periods for 4 months after 2nd month of mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. i do pregnancy test every months and it's negative, but i have all the symptoms?

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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Common: It is very common that you don't have periods while using a Mirena (levonorgestrel) for birth control. They suggest that you can check the string on your cervix every month to make sure it is still in place. However, in practice, i don't think this advice is followed very often.

Answered 6/30/2014



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