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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. i have no period, but i have really painful cramps. should i be concerned? also, can't feel strings sometimes.

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lost & Found: If your iud string cannot be located, it is important to see a md to be sure it is in place and not extruded elsewhere. The cramping may be a clue that the iud has gone "missing in action.".
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