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A 26-year-old female asked:

Have mirena, (levonorgestrel) not pregnant but no period since insertion about a year ago. last 2 weeks have had sensitive and erect nipples with no discharge. help?

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Dr. Amy Bruner
A Verified Doctoranswered
Gynecology 30 years experience
Could be hormonal: Probably normal but monitor.IUDs have the lowest failure rate of the reversible contraception options,but it is not zero.Breasts are very sensitive to any hormonal changes and even some medications.You can still have hormonal fluctuations with a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iIf pregnancy test is negative,just monitor the sensitivity, watch for signs of infection or skin irritation,and be seen if it gets worse.
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