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Ejaculating In Someone With Skyla Iud
Ejaculating in someone with Skyla IUD, is this something that should still be avoided reguardless of the 99% effective rate?
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Can you tell me what to expect with someone who has had experience with skyla IUD or mirena (levonorgestrel)?
Contraception: Both Mirena (levonorgestrel) and syla are very effective forms of birth control. The insertion takes 5-10 min, and you may have some cramping the first couple days. Then menstrual bleeding will likely decrease over the next few months, with some women no longer having periods. The removal only takes a couple mins, and again only has some crmaping. It is a great birth control, and you should talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Should women who have never been pregnant consider mirena (levonorgestrel)? Is there a risk with placement?
It : It is definitely more difficult to insert the iud on a women who has never had a vaginal delivery. However it can still be done. Many doctors opt to do it when the patient is on her period. The reason being is that the cervix is open during this time and it is much easier to insert. Another reason why doctors recommend against it on someone who has not had kids, is due to the fact that it is long term (mirena (levonorgestrel) lasts for 5 years), and often times women decide to have kids sooner and opt to take it out, which is not very cost effective from an economic standpoint. General risks of iud regardless of parity is bleeding, infection, trauma. Your doctor will be able to go over all your options, the procedure including risks and complications. Best of luck. ...Read more
Which IUD has the highest efficacy: Mirena, Skyla, or Kyleena? Mirena has a cumulative Kaplan-Meier of .7, while Skyla has a .9 and Kyleena has 1.45
Which IUD best?: What is goal of IUD? If to prevent preg 100% none do this. I would ask dr in your area what has worked best and ask of the lady 100 patients how many got preg in his hands, ...Read more
Yes: No: pregnant, breastfeeding, current uterine/cervical infection, liver disease, allergy to iud, current breast ca, some women with uterine anomalies (abnormally shaped uterus). Yes: adult women, teenagers, women who've not yet given birth, women with history of ectopic pregnancy, or history of pelvic inflammatory disease or sexually transmitted disease. Even some postmenopausal women. ...Read more
No: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud releases Progesterone locally in the uterine cavity and is fda approved for contraception (up to 5 years) and for reducing heavy menstrual flow. The classic symptoms of menopause (hot flushes, night sweats, vag dryness, sleeplessness) would not be prevented by the mirena (levonorgestrel). ...Read more
7 days: The IUD, whether it's hormonal or copper, is one of the safest and most effective methods of birth control that you can use. It's long-lasting, reversible, and b/c it's made to work inside the uterus, it doesn't cause systemic side effects. If you don't have it placed during your period, you should wait 7 days before having unprotected intercourse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What may be the consequences of placing the birth control mirena (levonorgestrel) in a woman who has not had a child before?
Mirena (levonorgestrel) use...: Mirena (levonorgestrel) use in patients who have not had a child is safe, and its a recent new indication backed by solid medical information. So its safe and does not increase the risk of infertility, provided you do not develop pelvic inflammatory disease while wearing it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most women: My pts, don't like it, and don't forget to take it out at the appropriate time or it coulkd cause an infection, but for some women it works fine. ...Read more
What would be the odds of a woman who had uterus ablation, tubal ligation getting pregnant when she/partner used perfect withdrawal and Plan B in 24hr?
Very little chance: Tubal ligation by itself has a failure rate of 1in300 to 500. Ablation, while not a method of birth control destroys the lining where the pregnancy would implant. Unless your ablation/tubal ligation was done less than 6 weeks ago i would guess the chance is more like 1in500 or less. I tell my patients no unprotected sex until 6 weeks out from tubal ligation. ...Read more
My wife dr installed mirena (levonorgestrel) to prevent uterine cancer. We do not believe in abortion but are ok with birth control. Does mirena (levonorgestrel) cause abortions?
Probably: One mechanism of action for the Mirena (levonorgestrel) (and there are several) is the thinning of the endometrium. That makes the lining of the uterus less receptive to implantation of a fertilized egg. When a conception does occur, most of the time that fertilized egg will not implant and the pregnancy will not be established - this results in the Mirena (levonorgestrel) being an abortifacient at least part of the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer