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Scheduled for Mirena IUS insertion, history of pulmonary emboli, basliar migraine, factor V laiden. How safe is it to use IUS?

good afternoon, I am about to have a Mirena IUS inserted this wednesday. I have a history of pulmonary emboli, basliar migraine and Factor V Leiden mutation . I have been doing some research into the side effects of the Mirena IUS and have been horrified by the number of women who have had severe side effects - how safe is it?
Asked On : Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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Hi there,
Considering your history of many medical problems, its a very good option for you to consider Mirena IUS. Mirena is very effective both as a contraceptive and to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding. It causes absence of periods after 1 year of use in 90% of women using it. Which is a welcome relief for a lot of women.
Some women have erratic spotting in the initial few months but this subsides after 3-6 moths and most women are comfortable with it.
You should definitely consider it.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 16 Dec 2015
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