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What r the real chances of getting pregnant w/5 yr mirena in place and 0period since it was placed 1.5 yrs ago? I don't believe online horror stories.

What r the real chances of getting pregnant w/5 yr mirena in place and 0period since it was placed 1.5 yrs ago? I don't believe online horror stories.

<1%: The Mirena has Progesterone in it which for many women makes them stop having a cycle temporarily. Once you have the Mirena out, your periods should resume. About 2 in 100 women get pregnant with the Mirena in place but it can happen. If you feel like you are pregnant in other ways (fatigue, nausea, breast tenderness), see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is there a higher risk of getting pregnant with twins once the mirena is removed?

Is there a higher risk of getting pregnant with twins once the mirena is removed?

Mirena: No there is no increased risk of having twins once an iud is removed. Pregnancy rates are effected by age. As a woman gets older she has a harder time getting pregnant and also very importantly, a harder time not miscarrying (keeping) the pregnancy. Both of these factors are due to the age of the egg. ...Read more

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Does the mirena(iud) protect from getting pregnant?

Yes: The Mirena iud is a very effective form of birth control. Although nothing is 100%, the Mirena iud has >99% efficacy. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting pregnant with the IUD mirena i took a pregnancy test and it came out positive twice. What should I do?

See a GYN MD now: Mirena iud's, like all iud's, prevent pregnancies by preventing implantation of a already fertilized egg into the lining of the uterus.(endometrium) two positive tests indicate that you are pregnant, but the question is where?.. The uterus or elsewhere.(tube) see a md to sort this out as tubal pregnancies are common when iud's fail. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. After taking out the mirena iud, i'm having trouble getting pregnant now?

Need expert advice. After taking out the mirena iud, i'm having trouble getting pregnant now?

See doctor: Infertility is a complex situation. You should see your doctor to discuss your periods, sexual frequency, past history of medical problems and pregnancies, your partner's history, etc. ...Read more

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I'am a very fertile mother of 5, my mirena expires in a month, what's my % risk of getting pregnant?

I'am a very fertile mother of 5, my mirena expires in a month, what's my % risk of getting pregnant?

High: I can't give you a number but if you are very fertile, when the Mirena is removed you can expect to return to your normal fertility. If you are not ready to get pregnant, you should be making an appointment to see your doctor for another Mirena or some other method of contraception. ...Read more

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Mirena (Definition)

This is a long acting contraceptive device. It is impregnated with Progesterone and inserted in the uterus of a woman. It provides excellent effective contraception for 5 years after placement. It works by preventing ovulation and also by thickening mucous in both the cervix ...Read more


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