A member asked:

I am breastfeeding; so i'm not sure when i had a "normal" period.i had mirena (levonorgestrel) iud removed the beginning of august. i've been spotting for 3 weeks now?

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Dr. Nicole Jarvis answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Check pregnancy test: If pregnancy test is negative, keep calendar for the next few months and if the irregular bleeding continues see doctor. It is common to have irregular bleeding/spotting both with breastfeeding and also for a few months after stopping any type of contraception.

Answered 10/29/2015



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