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A 27-year-old female asked:

Can u get pregnant while you have the mirena(iud)?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes but rare : Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud failures are possible but not very common. If you think you are pregnant check a pregnancy test. If it's positive it's very important that you see your doctor immediately. The risk of tubal pregnancy under these rare circumstances is 25%.

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A 27-year-old female asked:

Does the mirena(iud) protect from getting pregnant?

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Dr. Anne Hale
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) intrauterine system puts out a progestational medication into the uterus and it is approved as a very effective birth control method.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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