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Removed mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD today. Had bright red bleeding/cramping immediately (few mins) after. Normal?

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Dr. Laura Parks
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Bleeding after iud removal is extremely common and can be spotting to heavy like a period.

In brief: Yes

Bleeding after iud removal is extremely common and can be spotting to heavy like a period.
Dr. Laura Parks
Dr. Laura Parks
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Dr. Henry Jacobs
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Normal

The iud might have embedded itself and pulling it loose could start bleeding the iud may scratched inside the uterus and cause bleeding the iud may have scratched inside the cervix.

In brief: Normal

The iud might have embedded itself and pulling it loose could start bleeding the iud may scratched inside the uterus and cause bleeding the iud may have scratched inside the cervix.
Dr. Henry Jacobs
Dr. Henry Jacobs
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