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I Have Mirena And I Can Feel It Sometimes And It Hurts Is That Abnormal
Let the doctor do it: It is best that Mirena (levonorgestrel) be removed by a doctor- there is potential that you could cause harm yourself and you want to be in the right environment if there are complications. If you have lost insurance and are considering doing this - you may try local womens health center or health department. If you have insurance then it would be best to go have it removed (even if it is partially out). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm getting my mirena (levonorgestrel) removed less then 2 weeks, how do they remove it and can they mess up and hurt me i'm scared 4. Years on mirena (levonorgestrel)?..
Don't worry !: Removing an iud is usually very straight forward and much easier then inserting it. It might cramp for a few minutes. ...Read more
Pain is relative...: Everybody has different pain tolerance levels. There can be mild discomfort/pinching when the mirena (levonorgestrel) is put in and some cramping afterwards. The actual procedure just takes a couple of minutes. Being anxious about the procedure can increase you perception off pain, try to relax and do some deep breathing before to help. ...Read more
I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) for 4 years now haven't seen a dr. Since then its hurts pretty bad and I have medicaid but no dr. Just got it back. What should I do?
See a doctor: Now that you have your medicaid it should be easy to schedule a visit and have that checked out. ...Read more
Abnormal pap but previously had an ultrasound due 2 pain. That showed mirena (levonorgestrel) had moved. Would this cause an abnormal pap?
No: Typically no. There is an increased risk in the first trimester of miscarriage if it stays in so it is generally recommended to remove an IUD if pregnancy occurs. If the strings are not visible then the IUD must stay in. Other than the increased risk of miscarriage, it will not harm the baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers