Related Questions

About how long does spotting occur after placement of the mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Per the manufacturer. During the first three to six months of Mirena (levonorgestrel) use, the number of bleeding and spotting days may be increased and bleeding patterns may be irregular. Thereafter the number of bleeding and spotting days usually decreases but bleeding may remain irregular.

Got iuc mirena (levonorgestrel) 7-14-14. Took it out 62915. How long will it take be to be able to concieve. I was spotting when I got it removed?

Variable... I can't predict how long it will take you to conceive; however, some women get pregnant during the first month after Mirena (levonorgestrel) is removed. Best wishes!

I've had mirena (levonorgestrel) for two years and I'm now getting monthly spotting and period symptoms, does this mean it's no longer effective? No spotting before.

Normal. About 25 to 50% of people using Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud will not have periods. That being said having a period or in your case having spotting is normal. This does not mean that the iud is not working. This is a perfectly normal situation.

How long do you bleed or spot while having IUD mirena (levonorgestrel)? I have been bleeding/spotting for 3 months?

3 months. Usually, patients see irregular bleeding for the first 3 months of use. After three months, patients may see no period or spotting for periods.
Varies. The number one side effect of Mirena (levonorgestrel) is irregular and unpredictable bleeding. For some women it starts right after the device is placed in the uterus. For others it starts weeks, months, or years later. It is possible to have some other cause for the bleeding, so it would be wise to see your doctor for an exam and possibly cultures and / or an ultrasound to evaluate for other problems or causes.

I haven't has my period this month just light spotting which is not normal for me. I have the Mirena (levonorgestrel) how long should I wait to take a test?

Don't wait. With Mirena (levonorgestrel) you probably will not have regular cycles - so you would have no reference for when you may have ovulated - so if you think you could be pregnant go ahead and take a pregnancy test. It is not likely to be positive because the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is very effective.