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am i the only one with the problem with the mirena iud?

I've felt pregnant since I got the IUD! I've had it since February and I always feel pregnant, constantly experience pregnancy symptoms but I'm definitely not pregnant and I've had my IUD checked and it's in place.

Anyone else have this problem?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:28 PM on Oct. 22, 2010 in Health

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  • I bleed 23/30 days on that stupid thing!

    Answer by dancinintherain at 4:30 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • Nope. Mine's been a breeze. Mild cramps for about 2 weeks after they put it in. How long have you had it? It can take some time for your body to adjust to the hormones, even though it's a low dose. I would imagine if you feel like this for more than a couple of months you might want to consider switching to a non-hormonal IUD.

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 4:30 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • No, i love mine. You could be creating pregancy symptoms in your mind. Maybe just having a device in your uterus is making your head act as if it's preggo.

    Lots of people have had problems with it. But, i certainly love it. Getting another one as soon as this one comes out!

    Answer by samurai_chica at 4:31 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • I had it the first time I got pregnant, the doctor I had at the time, did not place it in right , lol Well I blessed with a baby girl, she is now 20 months old :) But I know a few of my friends that have it, and have the same problem as you. There boobs always hurt, they always tell me they feel pregnant.

    Answer by ashcrash at 4:34 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • Your not the only one. I was on merina for 10 months and gained 30lbs on it and sometimes felt i was prego too because of false flutters. I had mine checked too and was never pregnant. I hated my merina, I had mine taken out october 18th and it was the best decision I ever made (my lil sister said it was a stupid decision to have it taken out, she is on merina since jan 2008) and Ive lost 3lbs already.

    Answer by bluerose26 at 4:36 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • Love mine. I cramped for about 20 min after it was placed, then spotted for about 10 weeks afterwards which my dr. told me I would. After that, I haven't had a period since, or any problems or side effects. That was in 2007. It's almost time for mine to come out, at which time I will be placing another one!

    Answer by MissAlisabeth at 5:10 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • had mine in for about a year, got a cyst that burst(oww) and then unexplained pelvic pain, and finally had them take it out.. the pain stopped but I haven't been able to get pregnant since, that was two yrs't realize it was that long ago.

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 7:01 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

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