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Can birth control (mirena (levonorgestrel) iud) trigger ibs? Symptoms appeared after getting iud. How would progestogen affect my GI tract?
Possibly: Ibs is a protean disorder and can be affected by many things. ...Read more
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
Ovulation: Ovulation symptoms can include light spotting, slight abdominal cramping or pain, breast tenderness, abdominal bloating, increased sex drive and heightened sense of smell, taste or vision. BCPs can cause headache, dizziness, breast tenderness, spotting, mood changes, abdominal pain, leg swelling, blurred vision, chest pain. I suspect your symptoms are due to your pills. See your doctor for exam. ...Read more
Not usually: Perimenopause symptoms include periods get closer together by 1-2 days and then space apart, vaginal dryness, hot flashes and night sweats. Pregnancy symptoms include nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness and of course a missed period. Some women do not have periods for 2-3 months when they are close to menopause. If you miss a period and you are usually regular, take a pregnancy test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All or just some: Change in cervical fluid, change in cervical firmness and position, increased basal temperature - most commonly used, also: breast tenderness, some cramping or pain on one side of the pelvis, breast tenderness, abdominal bloating increased sex drive, heightened sense of smell, taste. ...Read more
Yes: Ocps induce a pseudo-pregnant state. That is how they work. ...Read more
Yes: Since hormones fluctuate related to cycles and digestion is influenced by hormones, there is a definite relationship to gerd symptoms. ...Read more
BC pills: What is in the material you are using. Without knowing what it is it is very difficult to answer your question. If this is pyridium hormonal birth control (eg, birth control pills) may not work as well while you are using phenazopyridine/butabarbital/hyoscyamine. To prevent pregnancy, use an extra form of birth control while taking this. ...Read more
Took pregnancy test came out negative...got mirena (levonorgestrel) birth control. Having symptoms of pregnancy. Could the birth control make it show negative??
No, : If you are having your period then you are not pregnant. Take care. ...Read more