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No: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud releases Progesterone locally and is fda approved for contraception (up to 5 years) and for reducing heavy menstrual flow. The classic symptoms of menopause (hot flushes, night sweats, vag dryness, sleeplessness) would not be prevented by the mirena (levonorgestrel). ...Read more
Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
No: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud releases Progesterone locally in the uterine cavity and is fda approved for contraception (up to 5 years) and for reducing heavy menstrual flow. The classic symptoms of menopause (hot flushes, night sweats, vag dryness, sleeplessness) would not be prevented by the mirena (levonorgestrel). ...Read more
Had mirena (levonorgestrel) removed used condoms, 3 neg tests. Headaches period 12 days late am i in the menopause?
Late periods: Late periods is not a sign of menopause. Absence or periods or better off irregular periods associated with mood instability, night sweats and hot flashes would be more suggestive of perimenopause. If you missed a period and pregnancy test is negative, you may continue checking for pregnancy especially in the face of symptoms suggestive of it. After Mirena (levonorgestrel) irregular periods are common for a while. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fsh 36,1 LH 20,1 17 beta estradiol 57pg/ml 209 pmol/l Am i menopausal?
I am 49, not menstrating more than 2 months after a mirena (levonorgestrel) coil was removed
I am 45 yr old female. I have had my period for 12 days with 2 migraines .I have the mirena (levonorgestrel). Blood work shows no menopause.. Thyroid fine..Help!
Patience: It sounds as if the Mirena (levonorgestrel) was just placed? In the first ~2-3 months the hormone levels are a little higher than they will be. After 3 months, levels are lower and side effects less frequent. I'd encourage you to treat the migraines, be patient with the bleeding ( it will get better, and at the end of 1 year 20-60% of women are no longer having periods). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for the thread of my mirena to be loosen? I have had it for 3yrs and i always check to see if the string are in placed. I check my strings yesterday and they do not feel the same way they did wen i always check them and nw after 3yrs I am hav
Minimal: Pain and cramping with insertion are common, but not dangerous. The chances of you getting an infection may increase slightly. You could get pregnant and not know it. You should expect some spotting for the first year. Perforation of the uterus is very rare. A broken string can require a hysteroscopy to remove it in the future. Cutting the string too short can cause pain for your partner. ...Read more