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What causes sore breasts and no periods having the mirena coil inserted?

Hi, I have been having a lot of pain in both breasts, it started in just one, on the underside of the breast, but now it is in both breasts, no lumps, I am on the mirena coil, so no periods, I am 45. it is not the same time each money, it is all the time .
Wed, 13 Nov 2019
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It is due to hormonal changes associated with mirena IUCD. It is more seen on the initial days of IUCD insertion and will settle by itself. As a first line management you can take analgesics like mefenemic acid for pain relief.If pain persists better to consult a gynecologist and get evaluated.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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