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Mirena Break Through Bleeding After 3years
I had the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD inserted 8 months ago and i'm still spotting every day. Bleeding gets worse after intercourse. Is this normal?
Is it normal to bleed for two days after mirena (levonorgestrel) is inserted stop then start bleeding almost black blood and continue bleeding for 3 weeks?
Stopped depo, started mirena, (levonorgestrel) fell out after 3wks. Now on viorele to stop bleeding. Bleeding after 3days on pill. When will the bcp stop the bleeding?
I'm on bc and having break through bleeding for 10 days now. Could this break through bleeding make my endometreosis worse?
No period: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud for 7 months. Happily NO bleeding/spotting since insertion. 2 days ago began bleeding very heavily. Normal? Possible causes?
Unprotected sex?: If you have not been in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship, both of whom are disease-free, get checked for an sexually transmitted disease. Also, an exam can detect if you have irritation of the cervix, which can sometimes bleed. Any new meds or supplements? If so, & not prescribed, stop. Can be other causes, & if no chance of std & problem happens again, get checked. If fever, pain-ER! ...Read more
Can stopping birth control pill after a week and a half still cause break through bleeding heavy?
Yes: Usually advised not to stop the pill in the middle of the pack. ...Read more
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
Break from continuous pills finally after 3 months of active pill packets w no break? am i protected this break after 3 months of all active pills?
Protection is: only during the period you are on the pills ...Read more
When do your periods return after break through bleeding got periods 16 March then stopped pill. Started bleeding again 28 March and got no period?
I had my Mirena (levonorgestrel) fitted during my microgynon pill break. Does my withdrawal bleed count as a period? Is Mirena (levonorgestrel) effective instantly this way?
I've had the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for almost 2 months. 2 weeks after insertion I began to bleed and have continued to bleed for almost a month now. Normal?
Yes: You can have abnormal bleeding for up to 6 months but it seldom lasts that long and then becomes much, much less bleeding all together. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Withdrawal bleed for 3 weeks. Stopped pill, started again after bleeding ended. Possible ovulation during 3weeks of missed pills?
Many options: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Had Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD inserted 3 weeks ago.The bleeding is wreaking havoc on my life. Can a birth control pill be used in conjunction to temp stop bleeding?
Had some spotting after sex, can it be normal for bleeding after sex when just had mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted?
It's probably OK: It would be important to know how long after the Mirena (levonorgestrel) was inserted to say for sure, but this is most likely OK. In the absence of continued bleeding and/or pain, there is little cause for concern. Inserting the Mirena (levonorgestrel) causes some dilation at the cervix and disruption in the uterus, making mild bleeding likely, particularly after intercourse. Should it persist, see your doctor. ...Read more
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