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Mirena coil fitted, heavy prolonged bleeding, severe cramps, period pains. Treatment?

hi i had the mirena coil fitted approx 7 weeks ago I have bled for the whole time, sometimes heavy and prolonged the past week lighter at different times of the day. Some days I have stopped and 3 hrs later Im bleeding again. Is this normal? also I have had terrible cramps and period pains for the whole time. I am 48 and was suggested this for heavy prolonged periods for the past year
Asked On : Mon, 10 Sep 2012
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Its normal to have heavy periods after Mirena coil insertion in some cases,

They will become normal and less within 3 months.

Till then keep on taking iron supplements and tranexamic acid along with antispasmodic under doctor's prescription

Best wishes
Answered: Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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