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How painful is mirena (levonorgestrel) coil removal? When will my periods return after having mirena (levonorgestrel) removed?
See below:: If the doctor can see the IUD string on exam, its usually not at all painful to have it removed. If the string is not visible, there is a little more discomfort because the doctor will have to reach up inside the uterus to grab the IUD or the strong. Most women start having their period within 4 weeks of having the IUD removed. Frequently there is a heavy period quite soon after removal. ...Read more
Pain or abnormal bl: Bleeding, sometimes no sxs, if it is indeed imbedded it needs to be removed. ...Read more
No problem: It is generally easily removed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Most likely: While the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is in it causes the periods to be much lighter than what is normal for you. Once the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is removed then the periods will go back to whatever is your normal. Also in your late 40's it is common to have heavy and irregular periods as you get closer to menopause. Many women will use Mirena (levonorgestrel) at that age just to get the periods to be lighter. ...Read more
Yes: That would be common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Only if: your doctor makes a house call and is familiar with the removal technique. ...Read more
Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed 6 days ago, TTC, ovulating starting day IUD removed. Spotted yesterday, mild cramping. Preg or mirena (levonorgestrel) removal side-effect?
Is it: implantation bleeding or mirena (levonorgestrel) removal side effect? It is probably due to hormonal fluctuations after removal of the mirena (levonorgestrel). It is also possible that this is a implantation bleeding although it is rare and the landing of the fertilized ovum to the inner uterine wall is atraumatic. Take a pregnancy test if your period is delayed. ...Read more
IUD: If you did not have an infection while the iud was in, it's not likely that it will cause many complications. Although the efficacy of some iud's may be lower after a period of time, the primary risk is pregnancy. If the string is still visible and the iud can be removed, there is little risk of complications. ...Read more
Yes It Can: Implanon/nexplanon is a single progestin-containing rod, which provides highly effective reversible contraception for up to three years, when inserted subdermally in the non-dominant arm. Implanon/nexplanon rods should only be inserted/removed by a certified trained clinician. If the rod has been inserted properly, it should be easy to remove, and usually takes only two-four minutes after prep. ...Read more
NO: Most of the discomfort from removing a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUCD usually occurs during removal or a few moments afterwards and is usually mild. It is very uncommon to have severe cramping. However, your next periods are likely to be heavier than before and may be associated with cramping. Be safe. Reconsider requesting another another IUD like Skyla...if you do not want to get pregnant or to have menstrual pain ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficulty losing weight with mirena (levonorgestrel) iud? What effect is the mirena (levonorgestrel) having on this?
NO: No, it is not on recall nor has it ever been. ...Read more
Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is one of the safest and most effective birth control options available. It is over 99% effective. Once inserted it can stay in the uterus up to 5 years. It has few side effects. Up to 50% will have no periods within 2 years which people really like. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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