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A 22-year-old member asked:

I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) for 3 years and have not had a period. yesterday i began menstrating and having severe cramps. should i be worried or is it normal?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Normal: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds often cause irregular periods, from stopping them altogether to irregular bleeding and cramping. See how you do through this next month. It not better, see your physician.
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