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Abdominal pain, headaches and blurred vision after fitting mirena coil - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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I had a merina ccoil fitted some months ago and ever since ii have had a multitude of health problems constant pain in my lower abdomum back pain throbbing headaches wich i never gott before and now my vision has blured over night to such a degree i can.t read a thing I also have had two or three very sevbere rashes the last of which left me with dificulty bbreathing uit felt like i was going into anafalactic shock i took a handfull on anti histamine wuhhich eased it but it was v ery scary please help                                                                                                                              
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   45
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed the headaches and blurred vision?
User :   headaches for some time blurred vision in tha last 2 days
Doctor :   One of the side effects of hormonal contraceptives are thrombosis.
Doctor :   They can cause symptoms such as these.
User :   I was
Doctor :   You need to report to your doctor.
User :   I was set to the hospital a few weeks ago wqith a suspected embolism htey took blood test and sauid i was ok
Doctor :   Sever heaheadaches and blurred vision can be a sign of intracranial blood clots which needs to be evaluated.
Doctor :   Hence my suggestion is that your report to your doctor.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   Iwil straight away but it is hard to get an apointment
User :   should i go to hospital
Doctor :   Its better that you report to your doctor immediately if your headaches are severe.
User :   ok i will thankyou
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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