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Mirena coil - help!

(7 Posts)
FateLovesTheFearless Sun 09-Dec-12 16:44:00

I had the mirena coil fitted at the start of November. Was absolutely fine. A week later I started bleeding...and I haven't stopped hmm I can feel the strings, not in any pain etc, just a constant slow flow bleed. It's driving me insane. Is this normal and how long should I expect to keep bleeding?

craftynclothy Sun 09-Dec-12 16:49:07

Mine was a bit like this. I think I had a lighter than normal for about 3 weeks, then a short break, then another. It had all settled by 3 months.

McBobby Wed 26-Dec-12 22:54:48

I had mine fitted and bled for about a month, then nothing for over two years until I got it removed. If I'd bled that long I would've got it checked out.

Hope you're ok.

TheFollyfootandtheivy Wed 26-Dec-12 22:58:41

I was told by GP that bleeding could be all over the place for the first 3 - 6 months. And it was - bled on and off for 6 months then it all stopped completely and havent had a moments trouble since (its been in place for 6 years now). Give it a bit longer if you can smile

Sophiathecheesefairy Sat 23-Feb-13 07:46:32

fate what happened I am having the same experience and feeling really low about it. I just want the thing taken out.

SpottyTeacakes Sat 23-Feb-13 07:54:04

I bled constantly for six months then had regular periods with it until I got pregnant grin it will settle down my nurse said they like to give it six months

hurricanewyn Sat 23-Feb-13 07:59:41

You may be able to go back to where you had it fitted & ask for medication to stop the bleeding. A three month prescription for the combined pill should see it settle down and stop the bleeding.

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