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Redwood Falls, MN
A 27-year-old female asked:

Can u get pregnant right after mirena (levonorgestrel) iud removal? i got it removed 4 days ago and now i am bleeding could it b my period coming that soon or?

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Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
Unlikely, but.....: You can get pregnant immediately after removal of an iud, depending where you are in your cycle. That being said, if you are only 4 days post removal, it is too early to check a pregnancy test. Additionally, your periods may be irregular just after removing the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. I recommend you wait a week, then check a urine pregnancy test. Best of luck!

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