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Periods After Mirena Removal
How painful is mirena (levonorgestrel) coil removal? When will my periods return after having mirena (levonorgestrel) removed?
See below:: If the doctor can see the IUD string on exam, its usually not at all painful to have it removed. If the string is not visible, there is a little more discomfort because the doctor will have to reach up inside the uterus to grab the IUD or the strong. Most women start having their period within 4 weeks of having the IUD removed. Frequently there is a heavy period quite soon after removal. ...Read more
Most likely: While the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is in it causes the periods to be much lighter than what is normal for you. Once the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is removed then the periods will go back to whatever is your normal. Also in your late 40's it is common to have heavy and irregular periods as you get closer to menopause. Many women will use Mirena (levonorgestrel) at that age just to get the periods to be lighter. ...Read more
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Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed 6 days ago, TTC, ovulating starting day IUD removed. Spotted yesterday, mild cramping. Preg or mirena (levonorgestrel) removal side-effect?
Is it: implantation bleeding or mirena (levonorgestrel) removal side effect? It is probably due to hormonal fluctuations after removal of the mirena (levonorgestrel). It is also possible that this is a implantation bleeding although it is rare and the landing of the fertilized ovum to the inner uterine wall is atraumatic. Take a pregnancy test if your period is delayed. ...Read more
Bleeding after sex: It's not normal to bleed after having sex even with the mirena (levonorgestrel). Bleeding after sex is usually from tissue tears, the penis bumping up against irritated gland on the cervix, or bumping the iud. It would be a good idea to be checked by a gynecologist to be sure the iud is still in good position and that you don't have a treatable cause of the "post-coital" bleeding. ...Read more
Trying to conceieve after implanon. Regular periods before implanon, irregular during implanon to regua, removed month ago. No ovulation?
Spotting bright red blood few days after mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. Period or spotting from removal?
Could be either: Could be either. Just watch it initially. ...Read more
Depends on the IUD: If you had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud your cycles should resume whatever they were doing before it was placed, in only a few weeks after removal. If your cycles were regular before they should be that way again shortly. If you had a copper t iud, your cycles were not affected by it and they will not change with the iud removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On mirena (levonorgestrel) for 8 months still having cramps w light irregular periods & period migraines is this normal? Started mirena (levonorgestrel) for period control. Thank you
Probably: By 6 months, ~95% of Mirena (levonorgestrel) users have decrease in duration and/or amount of menstrual blood flow; many stop getting their period. However, some women have irregular periods with cramps like you. Menstrual migraines likely related to estrogen decline with period, not mirena (levonorgestrel). Try ibuprofen/naproxen with periods. Dr may try estrogen with periods. If sxs worsen, see your dr to make sure iud in place. ...Read more
Spotting two days after mirena (levonorgestrel) removal am i pregnant had unprotected sex on the day of removal?
Likely normal: Whenever an iud is removed it may cause some spotting. If you became pregnant immediately after, there's no way to tell for another two weeks when a pregnancy test would become positive. If you are not trying to get pregnant, you should definitely be using condoms. If you're concerned about being pregnant you should start taking prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Thats normal. Its just your body adjusting to the new device and hormones. Do a ffollow up visit after insertion. ...Read more
Unusual choice: Generally an iud is not placed after an endomtrial ablation; some pain after either can occur so it may be difficult to assess but endure its not a UTI or that the hardware isnt infected after being placed into the post surgical uterus. That is low probaility but this has not been sutidied and the uterus will scar, hopfully not affecting the iud long term; it is likely trnasient but watch fr fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud for 7 months. Happily NO bleeding/spotting since insertion. 2 days ago began bleeding very heavily. Normal? Possible causes?
Unprotected sex?: If you have not been in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship, both of whom are disease-free, get checked for an sexually transmitted disease. Also, an exam can detect if you have irritation of the cervix, which can sometimes bleed. Any new meds or supplements? If so, & not prescribed, stop. Can be other causes, & if no chance of std & problem happens again, get checked. If fever, pain-ER! ...Read more
Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed, fertilitycare begun, light periods with brown color, not getting pregnant?
Trying to conceive after fibroid removal and course of Zoladex (goserelin) implant - heavy and painful periods still, 4 months after treatment?
Normal will return: Hello, As you know Zoladex (goserelin) suppresses the hormones that the ovary produces. Now that the course of suppression is over, the ovaries will begin to cycle. The brain/ovary/uterus system is very complex and it could take a little time for you to cycle perfectly. Also consider that you have had pelvic surgery which represents a stress to all systems especially the reproductive system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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