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Baffledandbewildered Sat 11-Jun-11 19:57:45

it may sound mad but I am rather neurotic about medical things!! I had a mirena coil fitted yesterday and I'm not sure if I can have a bath or should shower for a while. I know it sounds daft but I'm scared of doing the wrong thing .... HELP please all advise welcome thanks

Choufleur Sat 11-Jun-11 19:59:28

Yes you can bathe. It''ll be fine: it won't fall out and you won't whoosh water up into your womb.

bristols Sat 11-Jun-11 20:01:28

What choufleur said! You can just carry on with everything in life as normal smile

orienteerer Sat 11-Jun-11 21:31:49

Congrats, I've found mine to be brilliant (just had no.2 fitted) grin

Baffledandbewildered Sat 11-Jun-11 23:14:29

Thank you everyone just running the bath now you are stars

Mamathulu Sun 12-Jun-11 10:08:03

If you do find you feel uncomfortable at all though, do go back to your GP - I suffered with one for the whole five years, until when it was taken out I suddenly realised how awful it had been. So just be careful - but hopefully you'll be fine and dandy, and it'll be brilliant! grin

Larold Sun 12-Jun-11 19:10:30

unlike mine which embedded itself into my womb and had to be surgically removed!

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