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A 22-year-old female asked:

My period started two weeks early, and its a brown color. i've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud in for over a year. is this normal iud thing or a sign of pregnancy?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Its not unusual: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) will not provide complete stop of bleedingthe whole 5 years. You can have some breakthrough spotting, we never say never, check a upt to be sure, but i dont think itsa big deal.

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Plaquemine, LA
A 22-year-old female asked:

My period is two weeks early and its a brown color. I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for over a year. Is this a normal IUD thing, or a sign of pregnancy?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics & Gynecology 43 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel): This isn't unusual with mirena (levonorgestrel). The progestin in the Mirena (levonorgestrel) affects your uterine lining and menses can be lite or absent. Best to see you doc.
Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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