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Does Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormones remain in the uterus?

Does Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormones remain in the uterus?

Correct: Mirena (levonorgestrel) secretes a low dose of Progesterone that basically triggers a local effect on the endometrial lining inside the uterus and in the cervical mucous. ...Read more

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Hormone (Definition)

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


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Does Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormones remain inside the uterus?

Does Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormones remain inside the uterus?

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

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Had my tubes tired for problems with mirena (levonorgestrel) and my ob\gyn offer for me to get mirena (levonorgestrel) or hormones for my heavy bleeding since im not anemia to get d\c

Had my tubes tired for problems with mirena (levonorgestrel) and my ob\gyn offer for me to get mirena (levonorgestrel) or hormones for my heavy bleeding since im not anemia to get d\c

Treatment for period: An endometrial ablation is a procedure to destroy the lining of the uterus to eliminate or minimize the amount of bleeding during menstrual cycles. There are five different techniques and most can be done in the office under local anesthesia. This does not effect your hormones or cause menopause. It is a great option and helps patients avoid major surgery. ...Read more

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Is levonorgestrel the safest synthetic hormone option for birth control pill?

Is levonorgestrel the safest synthetic hormone option for birth control pill?

Many.: The synthetic hormones that are used for contraception are, in general, very safe. The risk increase in women over 35, who smoke, and for women with certain medical conditions. ...Read more

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And if the mirena (levonorgestrel) did fall out what would i expect? And how long for the hormones to come out of my system?

And if the mirena (levonorgestrel) did fall out what would i expect? And how long for the hormones to come out of my system?

See below...: If the Mirena (levonorgestrel) fell out, there is no delay to resumption of your cycles. When you got your first period would depend on where you are in your cycle. Even with the iud in place, there are almost no hormones measurable in your blood stream. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Levy
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Morning After Pill (Definition)

Emergency contraception is a method to prevent pregnancy in women who have had unprotected sex, or for whom a barrier method has failed (slipped condom, diaphragm, or cervical cap, or broken condom). Emergency contraception medicine is not the same ...Read more


Dr. Peter Baumann
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Levonorgestrel (Definition)

Levonorgestrel is a progestin commonly used in oral contraceptives and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. It has ...Read more