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Continuous bleeding post fitting Mirena IUD. Bleeding is light red with little clots. When will it stop?

I had gotten the mirena IUD in august 2011 and had my period for about 5 month until January i got it looked at and it was slipping. So i had it removed and a week later got a new one. Its now may almost june and im STILL bleeding . Why wont the bleeding stop? It is light and brown and sometime light red but not heavy. There is also little blood clots. HELP!
Asked On : Wed, 30 May 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
irregular bleeding, continuous bleeding or spotting etc are some side effects of seen with IUDs like mirena.
But continuous bleeding for 5 months is something rare.
you visit your gynecologist and take tablets to decrease the bleeding,
you can use them while IUD in place,
even after completion of tablets if you are still bleeding, you can change the IUD or can go for some other contraceptive method.
take care.
Answered: Wed, 30 May 2012
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