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Mirena After Five Years
Unknown: The levonorgesterl is reduced by 50%/day at 5 years. The manufacturer reccomends replacement at 5 years. Actually it is not known for sure why it even works.
Tubal ligation in 1996. Mirena five years ago. I am having pregnancy symptoms. Is it possible to still get pregnant? I had the mirena put in because of a couple ectopic pregnancies after the tubal ligation. I just hit the five year mark on the mirena.
What happens if you leave mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD inserted past the five year expiration period?
Not a good idea: It will lost is contraceptive effectiveness, cycles will resume, and it can become "embedded" in the wall of the uterus making removal extremely difficult.
Should my periods stop after I reach my five year mark and did not have the mirena (levonorgestrel) removed even if I been having my cycle the whole time I've had it?
Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD: If the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is more than 5 years old, you are at risk of pregnancy. The reason for the stop in periods may be pregnancy. So run a home urine pregnancy test and have the Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. If you don't want to be pregnant, consider having another one placed or another form of reliable contraception.
IUD: May not be. You should see your provider.
What is a 43 year old woman to expect from having mirena (levonorgestrel) in for 6 years. No children wanted! Thanks!
March of this year  itll be 5 years for my mirena (levonorgestrel). but my boyfriend says my string poke him bad is that normal?
I have had my Mirena (levonorgestrel) for a almost 5 1/2 years. Is it unsafe to wait 6 more months when I can get insurance to cover a new one?
Expired Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD: The risk is that you could get pregnant with the old expired ineffective IUD in place. This increases the risk of miscarriage and more serious complications such as the IUD causing damage to the growing baby.
I have a mirena (levonorgestrel) and want to know about the "mirena (levonorgestrel) crash". Thinking of having it removed. I've had it 2 years.
Mirena (levonorgestrel) crash?: Never heard of it. Describe what is happening so that I can give you my opinion about it.
How do you know if your mirena (levonorgestrel) is inbedded? Had for 4 years haven't seen a dr since then have insurance but no dr. Also in pain.
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Why do you think its embedded? That is not common. An ultrasound and routine pelvic exam sshould help figure it out.
I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) for about 4 1/2 years. I've taken 3 home tests my results were negative positive negative. What does this mean?
When you are considering having another child Whithin a year. When is the best time to remove your mirena (levonorgestrel)? I have had mine in for 5 1/2 years
I had Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 2 years without any problems, then all of a sudden it came out or expelled. Is it likely to happen again if I get another one?
How likely is likely: Studies have shown anywhere fromGet a more detailed answer ›
I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) for a long time now. 5 years march 2015. my boyfriend says string poke him all the time and painful I can only feel one string?
HOW LONG BEFORE MY MIRENA (levonorgestrel) WARE OFF. I HAVE BEEN ON THE SAME ONE FOR 10 YEARS NOW GOING ON 11....NEVER ONCE GOT IT CHANGED. I GET IT CHECKED YEARLY THO?
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.
Probably nOthing: In europe is approve for 7 yrs. Fda approved it for 5. So in conclusion might be safe to leave it in.
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