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A 41-year-old female asked:

Can mirena cause swelling of the ankles?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jennifer Austin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: I don't see it commonly, but edema is listed as a side effect of Mirena. I would check with your doc to make sure that nothing else is causing the edema.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

What could cause swelling of the ankles?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Salt in diet: Injury i.E sprain, varicose veins, valve damage in veins, compression of vessels by ankle which can occur in a flatfooted person.
Last updated Oct 25, 2017


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