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Ovarian Cysts And Mirena Iud
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Hormones: Hormones can affect and cause cysts to grow or shrink in size .See ObGyn for specific advise ...Read more
Can mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD strings cause infections? An ovarian cyst formed for me and the mirena (levonorgestrel) string is caught in it! help!
Not really: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud strings do not cause infection, nor have anything to do with an ovarian cyst. The ovary will creat a so called cyst for the ovulation process. Iud's do not cause infection , but sexual behavior can put you at risk for infection regardless of the prescence of iud. ...Read more
I had a surgical abortion about 2 weeks ago and had mirena (levonorgestrel) placed. I discovered what may be an ovarian cyst. Another has formed. What caused this?
I had sex after 3 weeks after my lap for ovarian cyst removal, i have a mirena (levonorgestrel) and now there is blood and spotting, in servere pain. Is it normal?
No: Sometimes IUD's can produce spotting, but the severe pain is not normal and bears investigation by your operating surgeon. ...Read more
Dr put me on bc for ovarian cysts.I also have mirena (levonorgestrel) but at checkup dr will see if cysts are better. Is being on bc + mirena (levonorgestrel) high risk for breast ca?
Not risky but : It is not risky to be birth control pill while the on Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud but it is not likely to help anything. Birth control pills can prevent cyst formation but they do not speed up cyst resolution. Small ovarian cysts simply resolve on their own with no treatment. ...Read more
Mirena (levonorgestrel) x 3yrs. No prob. Last yr ovarian cysts, usually zero period, bleeding x4days now?Also bloated w no pain. Except men cramp. Why bloated? Mirena (levonorgestrel)?
Irregular periods: Normally people have little to no periods with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) but you can still have periods with it so it is not abnormal to have a period with it. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) can be in for 5 years. It is also possible that your Mirena (levonorgestrel) has come out make sure yours is still in by checking for the strings. And if you can feel the strings go into the doctor and have them look for the strings. ...Read more