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Mirena And Pregnancy
No: Typically no. There is an increased risk in the first trimester of miscarriage if it stays in so it is generally recommended to remove an IUD if pregnancy occurs. If the strings are not visible then the IUD must stay in. Other than the increased risk of miscarriage, it will not harm the baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The Mirena IUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available, it lasts 5 years, is ~99.5% effective, and thins the uterine lining so that you get lighter periods. 20% of women will stop having periods after 1 year and that's perfectly healthy. Effects in the uterus and so it won't affect or be affected by other medicadtion; very safe method; biggest risk after ...Read more
Depends: If you get pregnant and their is an iud in place, if the iud strings can be seen, then the current recommendation is that it be removed. It is associated with a small increased risk of miscarriage, but this is not as risky as leaving it in place. ...Read more
Yes: If you have an iud and become pregnant it is important to see an obgyn and have an ultrasound. If the iud can be easily removed, it should be. The iud can cause problems with the pregnancy there for if it remains in the risks will be higher, an maternal fetal medicine comanagement should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could i be pregnant? I had my mirena IUD removed three days ago. We had sex last night and i started bleeding today. I want a baby, so i'm hoping i am
I had my mirena taken out two weeks ago. I'm trying for my second baby. I never had a period while on mirena. My doctor said it could take up to three months before my period returns. Can i get pregnant before having a period?
I have the mirena, but all symptoms of pregnancy. Negative tests. How can I be sure without going to doctor. I don't hve ins. I think i feel baby?
Get checked: More info is needed such as have your periods started coming once a month. A through history and exam could further help explain the cause. ...Read more
At first ovulation: Mirena does not prevent ovulation in the majority of users as opposed to birth control pills. Once the Mirena is removed, there is no longer any contraceptive benefit. If one then has unprotected sex during ovulation, pregnancy can occur. Conception immediately post Mirena removal is not harmful to the fetus. ...Read more
Could i really be pregnant after i removed my mirena about two weeks ago. I got a positive test results but i was told that you couldnt get pregnant?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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