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I am on the mirena, (levonorgestrel) and i just removed my tampon and the coil has come out with it? Its that ok or any side effects? Do i need to see the doc?

I am on the mirena, (levonorgestrel) and i just removed my tampon and the coil has come out with it? Its that ok or any side effects? Do i need to see the doc?

See your doctor: Mirena (levonorgestrel) doesn't really have a coil like the copper t380 iud. However, the tampon may have dislodged the iud. Ultrasound should be able to tell. Remember that you probably aren't birth control protected right now. ...Read more

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Does mirena (levonorgestrel) have side effects?

Does mirena (levonorgestrel) have side effects?

Mirena (levonorgestrel): Mirena (levonorgestrel) works by thickening the cervical mucous , harming the sperm that enter the vicinity and making the area and making the lining inhospitable to implantation... Side effects commonly seen are no bleeding after the 1st year, irregular bleeding during the 1st few months , some cramping initially... ...Read more

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What are all the common side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel)?

What are all the common side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. They are generally very well tolerated. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) (the iud)?

What are some side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) (the iud)?

Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. They are generally very well tolerated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. They are generally very well tolerated. ...Read more

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Do you know of side effects of using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Do you know of side effects of using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Minimal: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is popular and an excellent form of birth control in the appropriately selected patient. Most women's concerns are related to spotting during the first few months, and mild cramping. These both go away in almost all women. Talk to your ob/gyn! ...Read more

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What about the side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) iud; anything bad that could happen?

What about the side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) iud; anything bad that could happen?

Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. They are generally very well tolerated. ...Read more

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How much time do mirena (levonorgestrel) side effects last?

How much time do mirena (levonorgestrel) side effects last?

Varies: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a progesterone only contraceptive - the number one side effect is irregular and unpredictable bleeding. The bleeding could last for a few days or for many months. By about 8 months most women have little or no bleeding. Be patient. ...Read more

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