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Rockford, IL
A 23-year-old female asked:

I had mirena (levonorgestrel) iud in for 5 year had it removed and 3 days later i was bleeding kinda heavy for four days.i had unprotected sex before getting it remove?

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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Common: It is not unusual to have some bleeding for a week or so after getting the iud removed. If you had sex while the iud was in it should have protected you from conceiving during that time.

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