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Worrying about mirena

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havingamadmoment Sun 10-Mar-13 14:51:28

first of all I am very happy with mirena I have had it a year and a half now and it has been great. No pain going in about 4 weeks of spotting after but since then I have had regular period (every 30 days exactly) but lighter than before. Its great. However, I keep hearing horror stories about removal and really heavy bleeing. It probably sounds stupid but I have ALWAYS panicked about having heavy periods I have no idea why I get half convinced I a going to bleed to death (stupid yes but I cant help it).
I have had 5 children and luckliy only bled for a short amount of time after each one and only pretty lightly even in the first 48 hours.

I have no intention of having it removed in the near future but the whole thing is starting to terrify me!. I just wondered what experience everyone has had of this?

LIZS Sun 10-Mar-13 17:22:55

I'm on my 3rd and never had any excessive bleeding on exchange. might be different if removed but may well never know .

Kimmy1986 Mon 18-Mar-13 15:17:41

I got mine out on the 18th February and bled for about 2days but it was in no way heavy. Then I had a bit of spotting for a further 4 days after.

Maybe some others may have experienced it differently but I was fine!smile

fuzzyduck1000 Mon 25-Mar-13 15:06:52

I had mine out 8 days ago and had like a normal/light period bleeding afterwards that was it

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