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Had a Mirena questions, help!

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I'd get it checked before your 6 week check just to be sure its in the right place. My strings were trimmed when it was first put in btw.

No, you don't have to wait til the check to speak to them. I think you have up with it long enough.

jessebuni Thu 23-May-13 09:40:13

That's what I thought. I expected some bleeding but it just seems to be full flow for nearly the whole time I've had it now. The doctor just told me I could raise any concerns I had at my 6 week check so I guess I'll just have to wait and see what they say then but if I'm still bleeding this much come the 3rd of June I might just ask them to take it out. If nothing else I can't afford to be going through 2 boxes of pads a week for the next few months.

If it's still like the 2nd day of a period, heaviness wise, I would speak to the GP or the family planning clinic then, that doesn't sound quite usual to me. I bled/spotted for ages after mine but not full on bleeding.

jessebuni Thu 23-May-13 09:20:47

It's quite a lot. Like red full flow period not just light but annoying. If it was light then I'd say yeah still go for it but while its bleeding so much I just feel gross and don't want anyone near me. I also do a lot of exercise as I'm on a diet and that's just awful because by the time I'm finished the pad is soaked and I need a shower.

Still bleeding after 6 weeks - pretty normal IME. Is it heavy/like a period or just light but annoying.

Feeling 'too dirty' for sex - well normal for some, not for others. I would just warn DP that's it's a bit untidy and go for it if we wanted to <shrugs>

jessebuni Thu 23-May-13 09:17:23

Oops wrong button there. The last by was supposed to say how much longer am I likely to have so much bleeding. Occasional spotting I can deal with but this is ridiculous especially since I still can't use tampons as the strings haven't been trimmed yet and my "6 week" check isn't until June 3rd.

jessebuni Thu 23-May-13 09:15:45

I had a mirena coil fitted after my first child. I had it for 3 years and other than the fact it hurt like hell going in I had no other pains and within 2 weeks all spotting had finished and I didn't have anther period. I had it remove and got pregnant straight away. I had another one fitted 6 weeks and 2 days ago. I'm still bleeding! Sorry of this is TMI for some but my doctors just keep telling me its normal and that's it. I had a week where is dropped to spotting and then last Saturday came back as bleeding and is still going. I'm so sick of it! At this rate I don't need to worry about contraception because I feel too dirty to even have sex! How normal is this? How l

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