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Have Mirena coil, have abdominal pain, pink bleeding, no periods. What to check for?

hi ive had marina coil in for nearly 3yrs,i have pain in left side of abdomen ,not constant pain just stabbinghere and there for bout a week now,i had intercourse the other night and had pinkish blood when i wiped,but havent had periods since fitted with coil,i dont feel right down there,and wouldnt know what to feel for to check if coil moved etc
Asked On : Thu, 2 Aug 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
If the coil is in place, you would know by checking the threads through the vagina. If you can find them by palpating with your fingers, it means that the IUD is in place. Spotting after intercourse could be due to an unhealthy cervix with some cervicitis or an erosion, vaginitis, a polyp of the cervix or endometrium or some hormone imbalance. A local exam should be done to clarify. To know what is causing all these symptoms, you should get a trans-vaginal sonogram and if needed, a pelvic MRI to know the location of the coil. Hope this helps.
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