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Saint Johns, FL
A 29-year-old female asked:

I just had my mirena (levonorgestrel) iud removed 10 days ago. i'm now experiencing heavy bleeding and awful cramps. is this normal?

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Dr. Richard Wallner
Gynecology 43 years experience
No: See your doctor. Most women will have light menses for a while if you had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud . Copper devices may increase flow. Both can be associated with pregnancy or infection.
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