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Having Merena coil fitted 2 and 1/2 years ago. Having bleeding every 10 days. Have cramps. What can be done?

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Merena coil fitted 2 and 1/2 years ago but for the past couple of weeks having a bleed every 10 days with bad pain and cramping had no problems with it since it was fitted
Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Medical attention and visit to doctor required.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for posting your query.

I think medical attention is must.

There are chances of :

Pelvic infection
Local infection in genitals
Might be some displacement of device.

Please visit your primary care physician or gynecologist and get yourself examined.

Normally Merena is well tolerated by all,still as your are having problem medical attention is mandatory.

Please see your doctor.


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