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Can You Become Pregnant On The Mirena Iud
Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. To put it another way, the risk of pregnancy is about 1 in 1000. Pregnancy isn't common but it does happen in rare instances. If you do get pregnant while the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is in place, you have a high chance of having an ectopic pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
1.Do you still ovulate when you have the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD placed?
2.How long after having intercourse on the mirena (levonorgestrel) and the pull out method, would a pregna
Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud works in two primary ways: it creates a thin uterine lining which helps prevent implantation of an embryo and it helps prevent sperm from moving through the uterus into the fallopian tubes. It does not have enough Progesterone to reliably prevent ovulation. ...Read more
Can you get pregnant on mirena (levonorgestrel)? If so will a pregnancy test show or will your body send out the wrong hormones because of mirena (levonorgestrel)?
Not likely: Remember, nothing is 100% effective, but having a well placed Mirena (levonorgestrel) is >98% effective. A positive test will still occur in case of pregnancy & if it does happen, see your doc asap so your pregnancy can be evaluated & the Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. It's normal to skip menses and a negative pregnancy test can be trusted, so relax. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, uncommonly: Efficacy failure rate: 1 per 1000 users failure rate may be higher if >130% of ideal weight several medications lower efficacy (see below) drug interactions: medications that lower efficacy phenobarbital and other barbiturates phenytoin, fosphenytoin and other hydantoins carbamazepine griseofulvin protease inhibitors primidone. ...Read more
Yes: If you have an iud and become pregnant it is important to see an obgyn and have an ultrasound. If the iud can be easily removed, it should be. The iud can cause problems with the pregnancy there for if it remains in the risks will be higher, an maternal fetal medicine comanagement should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you are on the implanon birthcontrol and your period has discontinued can you still get pregnant?
Not likely: There is no evidence that "rough sex" can move a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD (unless someone pulled on your IUD strings). Although you have one of the most effective methods of pregnancy prevention, if you need reassurance, you may check your pregnancy test 12 to 14 days after any "rough" sexual intercourse, to be safe. ...Read more
What are the consequences of having a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD inserted when you are pregnant?
If you have had the mirena (levonorgestrel) removed and the very next day you start the birth control pill will you be safe?
Not necessarily: Mirena (levonorgestrel) and birth control pills work in different ways. Whether you would be safe would depend on what day of your menstrual month you had the Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. Since many women on Mirena (levonorgestrel) don't have periods, its hard to know where you are. I wouldn't count on being protected but would plan to use a back-up method until you have a period. ...Read more
Yes: It has happened. It is not common or frequent. I have heard some amazing stories about women becoming pregnant when they shouldn't have! some children are meant to be born. Now that is not to scare you just to let you know strange things can happen...But typically getting pregnant on your period is not going to happen. Especially if you do not have sex while on your period. ...Read more
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