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Perth Amboy, NJ
A 23-year-old female asked:

Mirena (levonorgestrel) in place for 7 months now. period longer than before placement, cramping and despite excellent hygiene discharge with odor. possible issue(s)?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 36 years experience
See your doctor: A Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is placed in the uterus with the strings protruding through the cervix for later iud removal. An iud is still a foreign body which can alter menstrual flow (usually for the better) & cramping. Ultrasound can check proper position of the iud. Discharge with odor may signify vaginal bacterial infection. See your doctor to evaluate all of the above.

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