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A 28-year-old female asked:

I got a mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted mid-jul '15. my next period started on oct 19th and even though it is lighter, i'm still bleeding! is there something wrong?

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Like all progesterone contraceptives abnormal bleeding is a side effect. This could be bleeding every day or no bleeding at all or anything in between. What you described could be entirely normal.
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