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HI. I have been treated by Mirena coil because of

HI. I have been treated by Mirena coil because of fibroids found in my womb, it was a huge mistake and the Mirena has been removed.after that I had extremely heavy bleeding and two times in an emergency. my GP prescribed norethisterone for 20 days and 5 days break, and this is for two months.do you think this is right?
Sat, 13 Oct 2018
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