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Question about Mirena...

I recently got the Mirena on Wednesday. Is the string suppose to come out of your vagina and hang out of your vagina ? Or is it inside your vagina and you can just feel it when you put your fingers in? How do you check to see if the IUD is still there?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:00 AM on Feb. 15, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • The string is not suppose to hang out of the should be able to check placement by inserting a finger into the vagina and feel it up by the cervix. Do this after each period. I have had an IUC in the past.

    Answer by Jakesmom1107 at 1:18 AM on Feb. 15, 2009

  • Your doctore probably did not cut the string short enough. Go back in and have him adjust it. you shouldn't be able to feel it outside your vagina like a tampon string.

    Answer by hannahjoy17 at 1:43 PM on Feb. 15, 2009

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