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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have had a mirena (levonorgestrel) iud for about 3 yrs nosw and today i started bleeding more then then the spotting i normally get?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel): This type of IUD has progesterone in it. Most women do not have periods or get irregular bleeding. What you are describing is a normal effect. If this continues or becomes too bothersome see the doctor who places your Mirena (levonorgestrel).
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