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Intermittent sharp pain from right ovaries, lasts for few seconds, is noticeable, have IUD insertion. Is this normal with IUD?

Hello, I am 24 with 3 children and had the Mirena IUD inserted about 1 year ago. The past month or so i have experienced some sharp pains coming from what i think feels like my ovaries mainly my right one. I was laying on the couch watching tv and laughed so hard i had to curl into the fetel position due to the pain i felt in my right side (ovaries). The sharp pain comes and goes but when it comes it last for less than a min and is very noticeable and is very uncomfortable. Is this normal with the IUD?
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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Pain in the pelvic area could be due to pelvic infections ( where it is persistent), urinary infections (where you find associated symptoms like burning on passing urine or increased frequency or pain in the loin), ovarian cysts (could be secondary to the IUD insertion) or a simple spasm. It is not normal with the IUD. You should have a checkup to rule out the real cause as it is persistent. Take care.
Answered: Mon, 27 Aug 2012
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