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Can the mirena iud increase the risk pf developing a blood clot in overweight women like the pill can? on it for pcos

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
No.: Mirena does not raise the risk of blood clots.However, obesity can increase risk, but clots are not more common when on Mirena. See this page: https://www.stoptheclot.org/learn_more/womens_health_faq.htm
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
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Aug 25, 2017
Last updated Aug 25, 2017


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