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Is The Levonorgestrel Considered As Bio Identical Hormone
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
You did not say how long you had this.
No matter - please contact your obstetrician ASAP. ...Read more
And if the mirena (levonorgestrel) did fall out what would I expect? And how long for the hormones to come out of my system?
Unusual: It's more common with combination hormones, especially with the higher dose pills, and of course in pregnancy. I've not seen it with Mirena (levonorgestrel) since the amount of systemic hormone (amount in your body's circulation) is very small. Make sure you're not pregnant and check with your Doc if you notice more darkening pigmentation. Take care. ...Read more
Not recommended: No, because it has no other chemicals like copper, hormones, etc, it will not really work to prevent fertilization. More worrisome, if fertilization and implantation occurs, the risk of an ectopic pregnancy is high. And, if a normal uterine pregnancy occurs, the iud will need to be removed and it is highly likely to cause an abortion. ...Read more
I've had a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD and have had it for 4 years now. Are there side effects from the hormones released from the iud?
6 weeks ago, I received the mirena, (levonorgestrel) I have been having terrible hormone skin break outs on my face, will this continue for much longer?
Mirena (levonorgestrel): There is a small amount of levonorgestrel implanted in the IUD which is there to decrease bleeding and decrease cramping during menses. The IUD will let out small amounts of this progesterone for the next 5 years. This MAY mean you will have acne during the entire time. It is also possible that your body will regulate hormone secretion after a few months and this will resolve. Talk to your doc ...Read more
What happens if levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol makes me emotional should I increase in hormones or decrease?
I had unprotected sex about 8 days ago and in the past 3 days I've gained 6 pounds I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) without hormones so I know that's not it. Preg?
Does nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) have different levels of hormones in each of the active pills?
How can I get my hormones back in checl after removing the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud? I'm always irrotated and angry and depressed now I want to be happy again
Can you get pregnant on mirena (levonorgestrel)? If so will a pregnancy test show or will your body send out the wrong hormones because of mirena (levonorgestrel)?
Not likely: Remember, nothing is 100% effective, but having a well placed Mirena (levonorgestrel) is >98% effective. A positive test will still occur in case of pregnancy & if it does happen, see your doc asap so your pregnancy can be evaluated & the Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. It's normal to skip menses and a negative pregnancy test can be trusted, so relax. ...Read more
I had the mirena (levonorgestrel) removed 9 months ago, I have been trying to conceive since, how long can it take for my fertility and hormones to go back to normal?
Does cannibus or THC affect the hormones in the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud? Does marijuana or THC affect the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud?
Shouldn't: It should not affect the hormones within the iud, and it doesn't decrease the effectiveness of the iud. ...Read more
Yes It does:
Mirena is a plastic device that contain levonorgestrel a female hormone that makes changes in the cervical mucus and uterine lining making it harder for the sperm to reach sperm to the uterus and hard for fertilized sperm to attach to the uterus
So the answer is yes the hormone remains in the uterus ...Read more