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Have Mirena, brown spotting mid cycle. Normal?

Hello. I have had mirena since march of this year. No side effects since insertion. Periods were irregular the first 3 months I d say. But then in July I had a very light period (one day only, normally I am a 6 day girl). In August, I had no period. Just spotting for less than a day. This past end if Sept/Oct, I had a one day period again and one week later I had brown spotting when I wiped in the bathroom. Is this normal for mirena after 7 months? Could there be a possibility that I am pregnant?
Asked On : Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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After insertion of Mirena, periods get lighter and lighter and sometimes stop altogether. There may be inter menstrual spotting. This is a side effect which is seen in 10% of people. The chances that you can get pregnant with Mirena are 0.8% only. You can get an examination with your doctor and get further advice. Take care.
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