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infernoofboys Thu 10-Oct-19 23:22:15

I'm a recovering anorexic of 30 years! I had the mirena coil under general anaesthetic without consent and am about to have it swapped for the copper coil. This is because of a two stone weight gain which has me swaying between anorexia and bulimia. Has anyone had experience of the fluctuation that mY occur after?

FennyBridges Fri 11-Oct-19 17:29:35

I feel for you. I refused to have the mirena because of my fear of uncontrollable weight gain, so I have the copper coil. It has had no effect on me with regards to weight gain. My periods are heavier.

I would be fairly confident in believing that the weight will be lost, as the progesterone in your body has been removed.

I hope I've been a bit helpful.

infernoofboys Fri 11-Oct-19 20:17:31

You have! Thank you so much. I can't wait to get the thing out!

FennyBridges Sun 13-Oct-19 09:12:55

Good luck.

I would have been devastated if they had inserted one without my consent. Although your situation is my nightmare, my sister never had any issues with weight gain over it.

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