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Lockport, New York
A 28-year-old female asked:

Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 2 yrs and finished my period 2 days ago. having period symptoms as well as discharge, red spotting and cramps. this has not happened before?

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Mirena (levonorgestrel) is an IUD that contains progestins. Like all contraceptives that rely on progestins as a component, abnormal bleeding is a side effect. This could mean bleeding every day, no bleeding at all, anything in between, and combination. What you describe falls within the normal realm of bleeding patterns.

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