What is Mirena?

Mirena Intrauterine System (IUS) contains levonorgestrel, a female hormone that can cause changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. It is a plastic device that contains this hormone. This device is placed in the uterus where it slowly releases the hormone to prevent pregnancy for 3 to 5 years.

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I have had the Mirena for almost 4 years now, and I have had trouble with my hymen losing it's elasticity over the last year or so causing me to...

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You had marina fixed since 4 years. You are having pain during sex. It is most probably due to the...

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I had mirena for over a year and just had it removed 4 weeks ago because I was having abdominal discomfort for 3 weeks prior to removing it. I was...

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Thanks for your query,

There may be many problems faced by patients after mirena removal. The symptoms you have listed are one of them. If they...

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hi, i had a mirena inserted on the 24 of april, i didnt bleed for the first 3 days which i thought was grt this thing might actually work, but...

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Hi there ~

Having the mirena is obviously not working for you. It is different for different people and how each person reacts to a medication is...

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