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I got the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD a year ago and i recently took a positive pregnancy test 2 days ago but I have been getting negative tests since am i pregnant?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not likely

Iud's are one of the most effective forms of birth control.
Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1%. Anytime you suspect pregnancy take a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If your test is positive you should see your doctor urgently because of the risk of tubal pregnancy (ectopic pregnancy).

In brief: Not likely

Iud's are one of the most effective forms of birth control.
Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1%. Anytime you suspect pregnancy take a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If your test is positive you should see your doctor urgently because of the risk of tubal pregnancy (ectopic pregnancy).
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