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The Mirena IUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available, it lasts 5 years, is ~99.5% effective, and thins the uterine lining so that you get lighter periods. 20% of women will stop having periods after 1 year and that's perfectly healthy. Effects in the uterus and so it won't affect or be affected by other medicadtion; very safe method; biggest risk after ...Read more
I had my mirena ius removed in january, and am having heavy bleeding, clotting, cramping. Is there anything i can do to help myself heal? W/o meds.
See below: Having an intrauterine device removed can cause "scraping" on the uterine lining that can take a few weeks to heal. If yours was removed in january and you're bleeding heavily, it most likely has nothing to do with the iud removal. You should see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
Is there an increased risk of stroke in subsequent pregnancies or with Mirena IUS use if I developed migraine w aura at 3 weeks post partum?
Mirena and Migraines: As with all medications, there is always risk and caution should be observed with use of any form of birth control. This medication is a synthetic progestin and is accepted as safer than any estrogen containing contraceptive in individuals with migraine with aura; such use of an estrogen containing contraceptive is contraindicated due to high risk of stroke and thromboembolism. ...Read more
Birth control options that is the IUD the mirena and the ius what one of them are the best
how long do they last
what are the side effects
and will i gain wieght
i have had one of them before but the doctor had put it in wrong an i started bleeding rea
Both : Both the Mirena iud and the ius are the same type of device; a long-acting hormone device placed in the uterus. The effectiveness is for 5 years. Having initial pain and bleeding is normal. The first weeks are painful and the patient usually needs initially a stronger pain medication and then milder medication such as ibuprofen. Irregular bleeding usually occurs for 2-2 months and then the patient usually has little to no bleeding for 5 years. Risks of the device include expulsion (the device coming out, which is rare), or infection. Most women do not have weight gain. ...Read more
Yes: The Mirena IUD is designed to give effective birth control for 5 years and then needs to be replaced. If you are late by a few days to a few weeks you should be covered but don't push it if pregnancy is unwanted. To be absolutely safe use condoms for protection after the expiration date. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
March of this year  itll be 5 years for my mirena. but my boyfriend says my string poke him bad is that normal?
Ive had the mirena 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 ?
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