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A 20-year-old female asked:

Very very very sore nipples for almost 2 weeks. sticking out. i've had the mirena iud for one year now. what can it be?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Not to: alarm but these IUD's have a very small but nonetheless present FAILURE rate! Get a Pregnancy test just as a PRECAUTION and remmber that your IUD does not affect your own hormone levels and an increase in estrogen can affect your breasts. Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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