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Had mirena IUD insertion. No periods. Lower abdominal pain, pain during intercourse. What are the causes?

I am a 22yr old female. I have one child and i have had the merina iud for about 5 and a half years now. I have not had a period the entire time i ve had the iud, just ocassional Over the years I have noticed some lower abdominal pain , and some severe pain during intercourse . But for the last few weeks the abdominal pains have increased to outrageous! It honestly feels like contratctions and I can barely move when it hits. What could be causing my problem?
Asked On : Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM,

Merina IUD is a levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system.

The cause of your lower abdominal pain seems to be PID.

Pain during intercourse can occur due to PID &/or vaginitis.

Physical examination and USG of lower abdomen are required.

You shouldn't take it lightly. Please consult a Gynecologist at your earliest.

Due to hormonal effect it can prevent ovulation in some women.

Thanks for trusting Healthcaremagic and posting your query.

Hope you found my response to your query informative and helpful.

If you have further concerns in this regard, you can submit those with Healthcaremagic as well.

With good wishes,
Answered: Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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