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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. ...Read more

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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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... ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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I have a history of ovarian cyst and I have a yellow brown discharge that smells like a dead animal have an IUD (paraguard) am getting rashes from wea?

I have a history of ovarian cyst and I have a yellow brown discharge that smells like a dead animal have an IUD (paraguard) am getting rashes from wea?

Smelly stuff: I would see your gyno. It sounds like you have a lost tampon. This can cause serious infection. It must be removed and vaginal tissues cleansed with peroxidez. ...Read more

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Adenomiosis endometriosis ovarian cysts heavy bleeding pain tried birth control mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD etc. Not working. .. Have 3 kids and am 39 suggestions?

Adenomiosis endometriosis ovarian cysts heavy bleeding pain tried birth control mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD etc. Not working. .. Have 3 kids and am 39 suggestions?

Acupuncture: Acupuncture is my #1 recommendation for hormonal issues. It can help in a few months! Also diet changes- like eliminating dairy and gluten can have an anti inflammatory affect on your body. ...Read more

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US PELVIS show Non-visualized left ovary. Dilated left adnexal vasculature. Right ovarian cyst measuring3cmx2x2 Follow-up. Cervical cysts. IUD positioned as noted no complications. Small amount fluid pelvic cul-de-sac, nonspecific. Plesae explainThanks?

US PELVIS show Non-visualized left ovary. Dilated left adnexal vasculature. Right ovarian cyst measuring3cmx2x2 Follow-up. Cervical cysts. IUD positioned as noted no complications. Small amount fluid pelvic cul-de-sac, nonspecific. Plesae explainThanks?

Treatment: The best person to tell you what the treatment is for your specific case is the physician who ordered the tests for you. We do not know all the specifics surrounding your case, your medical history, your desires concerning future pregnancies or what has been done in the past. This site is not intended to diagnose or treat. Please consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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20yo F w/ IUD+OCP; history endometriosis, ovarian cysts, [7/10] pelvic pain; menses stopped 5 months ago, returned w/ bleeding, [9/10] pain. Why?

20yo F w/ IUD+OCP; history endometriosis, ovarian cysts, [7/10] pelvic pain; menses stopped 5 months ago, returned w/ bleeding, [9/10] pain. Why?

Endo may be back: My overall concern would be for the recurrence of the endometriosis. Also, would want to make sure your IUD has not migrated. This is a start in the evaluation of your symptoms that I would recommend. ...Read more

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I have right achey pain from below my ribs to my upper back and nauseous on and off since November. Saw Gyn and had an ultrasound. Negative for ovarian cysts, fibroids, iud misplacment and endometriosis. PCP didn't think it waw my gallbladder.

Gallbladder: Hi, considering the location of pain it sounds more like gallbladder or liver issue. You should have an ultrasound gallbladder related. And have your liver enzymes checked, and your bilirubin levels checked. ...Read more

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Severe ovarian cyst pain I was diagnosed with ovarian cysts 13 months ago, in the ER they thought it was appendicitis. I hadn't had any severe pain since my diagnosis until this last month. I had mirana placed 25 months ago. I've been to my gynecologist t

I: I am very concerned about several things here. That is way too much Ibuprofen (advil and Motrin are other words for ibuprofen). Taking 800 mg every 6 hours for a few days is a lot, but taking 800 mg every two hours is very concerning, and can cause side effects with your stomach and your kidneys. You need to be immediately evaluated for this pain and irregular bleeding. It is not normal. Sometimes these symptoms can occur in the first few months after a mirena, (levonorgestrel) but you state you are 25 months out, so these symptoms are very abnormal. Please have a complete gynecological evaluation. You likely need an imaging study such as an ultrasound. There are other pain medications that you can be treated with. Please be seen immediately for your symptoms. ...Read more

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IUD placed 3mo ago. Extreme cramps/pain & daily bleeding. Ultrasound dx ovarian cysts. Depo shot given 1mo ago. Now pain&bleeding w/ exertion. Normal?

IUD placed 3mo ago. Extreme cramps/pain & daily bleeding. Ultrasound dx ovarian cysts. Depo shot given 1mo ago. Now pain&bleeding w/ exertion. Normal?

Not normal: See your GYN that inserted the IUD to make sure that it is in its' proper intrauterine location. I am not sure why the Depo shot was given as the IUD is a contraceptive method. With the pain and bleeding your GYN needs to determine the source by exam. ...Read more

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Can the mirena iud make you gain weight in the tummy area please.

Not typical: Mirena is a small plastic device placed inside that uterus. It secretes a small amount of Progesterone that basically acts locally on the uterine lining. Systemic side effects such as weight gain are not usually associated with this method. Weight gain is very common for most men and women usually related to caloric intake and exercise. ...Read more

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What would cause a heavy period like flow after removal of Mirena IUD? Was under the understanding that it kept lining thin.

What would cause a heavy period like flow after removal of Mirena IUD? Was under the understanding that it kept lining thin.

Age 60 & heavy flow: If indeed you are 60 years of age. Removing the Mirena IUD was sorely needed. Moreover, heavy bleeding post Mirena at any age raises the question of abnormal endometrial proliferation. It would be a good idea for your GYN MD to take an endometrial sampling (biopsy) to rule out endometrial hyperplasia which can lead to endometrial/uterine cancer. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more


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Intrauterine Device (Definition)

A small object that is inserted into your uterus ...Read more