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A 21-year-old female asked:

Had my first mirena (levonorgestrel) in from november last year, had excruciating pains which ended in march.....but now i wake up to pains in my pelvic area and bleeding when my period ended a week ago.....any ideas?

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Dr. John Scuba
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Anyone with an inserted foreign body--which is what a mirena (levonorgestrel) simply is--and is having excruciating pain for 5 months should seriously reconsider options. You need an exam by your GYN to rule out pelvic infection, perforation of the device, or other causes of your signs and symptoms.

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