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Why do I continue to have an ovarian cyst with a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD in place?

Why do I continue to have an ovarian cyst with a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD in place?

Not connected: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) keeps you from getting pregnant, but has no effect on whether or not you have cysts on your ovary - the two are entirely independent of one another.

Cyst (Definition)

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


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US 11/2017 show 2.5cm hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Constant R pelvic 6/10 pain x1mo. Aching sometimes sharp. Bloated, back pain, Have mirena iud Related?

US 11/2017 show 2.5cm hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Constant R pelvic 6/10 pain x1mo. Aching sometimes sharp. Bloated, back pain, Have mirena iud Related?

Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are very common. Most are benign and resolve on their own in 6-8 weeks. Hemorrhagic cysts can be painful. If your pain is severe consider seeing an Obgyn. Mirena IUD are associated with slower resolution of ovarian cysts but not a direct cause.

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How/why can the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud cause ovarian cysts?

How/why can the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud cause ovarian cysts?

Hormones: Hormones can affect and cause cysts to grow or shrink in size. See ObGyn for specific advise

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Can mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD strings cause infections? An ovarian cyst formed for me and the mirena (levonorgestrel) string is caught in it! Help!

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.

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US Oct: 1.5cm hemorrhagic R ovarian cyst. R pelvic pain x1mo, sometimes sharp. Bloated, back pain, sex painful, like pressure. Have mirena. Related?

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US Oct: 1.5cm hemorrhagic R ovarian cyst. R pelvic pain x1mo, sometimes sharp. Bloated, back pain, sex painful, like pressure. Have mirena. Related?

Here are some...: Your reported symptoms are not quite consistent with a hemorrhagic cyst of right ovary alone. In fact, one has to consider possible disorders of the gastrointestinal tract or local muscles, joints, or nerves which could be sorted out reasonably by following the suggestion in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health...

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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?

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.

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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)?

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.

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Can ovarian cysts be problematic with an iud?

Can ovarian cysts be problematic with an iud?

No.: Ovarian cysts should not be problematic for an intrauterine device. They have no correlation with an iud that I know of. As long as the iud is where it is inside the uterus, the cysts shouldn't be causing problems with the iud.

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21 year old I had an US to check on recent IUD placement. 2.5cm x 1.4cm septated ovarian cyst. Is this something that needs to come out now or monitor?

21 year old I had an US to check on recent IUD placement. 2.5cm x 1.4cm septated ovarian cyst. Is this something that needs to come out now or monitor?

Evaluation: There a different causes of cysts on sonogram. They can arise from the Fallopian tube or ovary. The size cyst you describe is small and common in someone your age. You should follow up with a sono in the next 2-3 months of monitor for resolution or change. If it becomes symptomatic, grows significantly, or changes in appearance, you could undergo a laparoscopic procedure to remove the cyst.

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Why do I feel nauseous after sex? I have had an IUD for over three years and had an ovarian cyst about 9 months ago.

Why do I feel nauseous after sex? I have had an IUD for over three years and had an ovarian cyst about 9 months ago.

Multiple causes: stress, tension, anxiety and pain would be the chief offenders. I do not think this is related to ovarian cysts; hoever, a progesterone IUD could cause these issues.

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How quickly can ovarian cysts grow? I had a mírena IUD placed 6 weeks ago and my ultrasound prior to that showed nothing unusual. I return to confirm placement and was told I have a 9cm cyst? I knew something was off with my body. I thought I was pr

How quickly can ovarian cysts grow? I had a mírena IUD placed 6 weeks ago and my ultrasound prior to that showed nothing unusual. I return to confirm placement and was told I have a 9cm cyst? I knew something was off with my body. I thought I was pr

Ovarian cyst: This 31 yo female presented with incidental 9cm ovarian cyst at post confirmation of IUD placement. The placement of IUD usually does not require prior ultrasound and it will be good to known why scan was done and the date. It certainly will be unusual for a cyst to grow to 9cm in just 6week and may have started for some time. You may need to discuss laproscopic cyst removal with your doctor

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How common are ovarian cysts after IUD insertion?

How common are ovarian cysts after IUD insertion?

No association.: I am not aware of association between iud insertion and ovarian cyst development. An iud is used to scar up the uterine lining to prevent pregnancy while the ovarian cysts develop separately inside the ovaries so I don't think there is any association.

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I it possible that the nuvaring will help me with my ovarian cysts? As opposed to the IUD which I just took out....?

I it possible that the nuvaring will help me with my ovarian cysts? As opposed to the IUD which I just took out....?

Yes, it should: The iud just keeps the egg from being fertilized by incapacitating the sperm in the uterus. It has no effect on the ovary. Nuvaring, like the pill, the patch, the shot and the implant all keep you from ovulating by stopping the development of the follicle (cyst) that contains and releases the egg.

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Intense Ovarian cyst cramps at night on two birth controls already (iud and lo estrin) is this normal?

Intense Ovarian cyst cramps at night on two birth controls already (iud and lo estrin) is this normal?

Pelvic pain: While you may hurt in the area where ovaries lie, it is extremely rare to have cramps or pain from ovaries unless you have a very large cyst or are ovulating which your birth control pill would prevent. I would recommend being evaluated for another source of pain such as uterine cramping, intestinal cramps, musculoskeletal pain. Also, make sure you are drinking 2liters of water per day

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Pink watery foul smelling vaginal discharge. Not a fishy odor. Have an iud. Also have ovarian cyst rupture before discharge began. Causes?

Pink watery foul smelling vaginal discharge. Not a fishy odor. Have an iud. Also have ovarian cyst rupture before discharge began. Causes?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to do an examination, run some tests, and look at the discharge under the microscope to see what specifically is wrong.

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If I had my gall bladder removed and use to have the IUD 6 yes ago, also had an ovarian cyst. Am I still able to get pregnant?

Family Practice: Your gallbladder has no affect on getting pregnant. Having an ovarian cyst usually doesn't either unless you have poly cystic disease. It makes it harder but with treatment pregnancy may occur.

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