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I have mirena (levonorgestrel) and I can feel it sometimes and it hurts. Is that abnormal?

I have mirena (levonorgestrel) and I can feel it sometimes and it hurts. Is that abnormal?

Mirena (levonorgestrel): You shouldn't feel a mirena (levonorgestrel). Have the doctor do a ultrasound to check placement. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal to bleed for a month after having mirena (levonorgestrel) placed?

Is it abnormal to bleed for a month after having mirena (levonorgestrel) placed?

Not at all: Everyone is different, but it is not at all uncommon for one to several months of irregular bleeding in some as their body adapts to the synthetic hormone. Some have none of course. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to insert the mirena (levonorgestrel) hurt if you haven't had a child?

Does it hurt to insert the mirena (levonorgestrel) hurt if you haven't had a child?

2 answers: 1) if you are asking if it is painful, then mildly so, and only for a very short time during and after insertion 2) if you are asking if it causes harm to the uterus or affects future ability to get pregnant and carry a child, then the answer is no. ...Read more

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If i get pregnant on the mirena (levonorgestrel) will it hurt the baby?

If i get pregnant on the mirena (levonorgestrel) will it hurt the baby?

Probably not: If you get pregnant with an iud, it is best to remove it asap. Bare in mind the attempt at removal could in itself cause a miscarriage, but it is best to try to remove it if the strings are visible. ...Read more

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Will it hurt my baby if I got pregnant while on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Will it hurt my baby if I got pregnant while on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

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 more

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How is the birthcontrol mirena (levonorgestrel) removed and how much does it hurt?

How is the birthcontrol mirena (levonorgestrel) removed and how much does it hurt?

Office exam: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is removed by inserting a speculum into the vagina much like for a regular pap smear. Then the "string" is found and pulled until the entire device is removed. The procedure takes less than a minute and may cause mild cramping for a few minutes. ...Read more

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My breasts hurt to the touch. I am 31 and on the mirena (levonorgestrel). I need to know what is the possibility of me being pregnant or it being something else.

My breasts hurt to the touch.  I am 31 and on the mirena (levonorgestrel). I need to know what is the possibility of me being pregnant or it being something else.

Most likely from: Something else, but u can do a blood preg test at your gyn's offcie who put in your mirena, (levonorgestrel) to make sure and breast studies can be done if necessary big game tonight go irish lol. ...Read more

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I just had a pap and IUD removal. The doctor said my pap was abnormal. Is this because of my mirena (levonorgestrel)?

I just had a pap and IUD removal. The doctor said my pap was abnormal. Is this because of my mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Not necessarily: While IUD may induce some inflammation and affect the PAP result, the nature of the abnormality is not known from your message. Was the PAP tested for HPV? If not you may wish to find that out. Depending on the severity of the abnormality you may be just followed, referred for colposcopy or treated for inflammation, depending on the results. ...Read more