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What can be side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) the birth control iud?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine

In brief: Bleeding or not

Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion.
However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether.

In brief: Bleeding or not

Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion.
However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether.
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