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A 38-year-old female asked:

I had a mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted 3 weeks ago. spotting since, but very little. i get still cramps some days. is it normal? will the cramps go away soon?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Typical: It is very common to have bleeding and cramping for the first 4-6 weeks after insertion. This usually resolves. If you are concerned schedule a follow up IUD check visit
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