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Can a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD when taken out cause u to have fertility problems?

Can a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD when taken out cause u to have fertility problems?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) & fertility: It is unlikely that Mirena (levonorgestrel) when removed will cause fertility problems. If you haven't been infected with a sexually transmitted infection when the iud was in place it's unlikely to cause fertility issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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What would cause a heavy period like flow after removal of Mirena IUD? Was under the understanding that it kept lining thin.

What would cause a heavy period like flow after removal of Mirena IUD?  Was under the understanding that it kept lining thin.

Age 60 & heavy flow: If indeed you are 60 years of age. removing the Mirena IUD was sorely needed. Moreover, heavy bleeding post Mirena at any age raises the question of abnormal endometrial proliferation. It would be a good idea for your GYN MD to take an endometrial sampling (biopsy) to rule out endometrial hyperplasia which can lead to endometrial/uterine cancer. ...Read more

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Can my mirena iud cause vaginitis? I've had itching and burning not sexually active

Can my mirena iud cause vaginitis? I've had itching and burning not sexually active

Vaginitis: If you are not sexually active, the IUD by itself does not usually cause non specific vaginitis. For the discharge and itching you can douch with water baths and apply mycology ointment/ cream twice a day until symptoms resolve. If it persists, make an appt with GYN MD virtually online. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant while you have the mirena(iud)?

Yes but rare : Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud failures are possible but not very common. If you think you are pregnant check a pregnancy test. If it's positive it's very important that you see your doctor immediately. The risk of tubal pregnancy under these rare circumstances is 25%. ...Read more

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Hello, I was provided your name by my Concierge Service; Compass through my employer. I understand you do the Mirena IUD Insertion and work with th?

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I was provided your name by my Concierge Service; Compass through my employer.  I understand you do the Mirena IUD Insertion and work with th?

Wrong site: Your comments/question have come to the public Healthtap site.This is a general information site where questions go out at random for comments.It does not offer to diagnose or treat anyone for any condition. The Healthtap prime concierge site has some of those features if you are signed up for that service.You must contact your concierge physician through that site. ...Read more

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I've smoked weed daily for years. I just got a Mirena IUD in today - will the weed effect it at all?

I've smoked weed daily for years. I just got a Mirena IUD in today - will the weed effect it at all?

Mirena effective: One of the benefits of the Mirena IUD, is that is acts locally within the uterus. Because of this, meds will not decrease it's effectiveness, even weed. ...Read more

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