I love the idea of the Mirena. Insert it and you can just forget about it and don't have to worry about contraception for 5 years AND most women get lighter periods or no periods at all, In theory this is great but in practice it was quite a different story.
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I didn't get pregnant, no weight gain or sore boobs/mood swings. Didn't affect libido
Constant bleeding/spotting. Boyf could feel the strings. Uncomfortable
I had the Mirena inserted in October 2008 and a week later i started bleeding heavily. This lasted for 6 weeks until i went to see my GP and got some Tranexamic acid and mefenamic acid which really slowed down the blood loss. All was great for a couple of months after this but then i started bleeding again. Some days it was significant, other days it was spotting but generally there was always something.
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