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A 34-year-old female asked:

I got the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil out in march no periods for 5months but got a 12 day period this month is it normal and when will i be able to concieve?

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Dr. Robert Beck
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Depends: When you had a long period, this may be a sign that your hormones are returning to the way they were before the Mirena (levonorgestrel). The mirena (levonorgestrel) coil suppressed the estrogen-progesterone cycle. It takes some women longer than others for the cycle to restart. If you had no problems with conception before the IUD, you can probably conceive now or within 6 months.

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Last updated Aug 28, 2016

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