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Effects of having the mirena coil

(5 Posts)
SeaCabbage Thu 05-May-16 19:11:55

I mostly love the coil as it has all but stopped my heavy and frequent periods.

However, I am still, after five months getting a daily discharge - enough to need a panty liner every day.

The nurse said it could take up to 6 months to "settle down" but I am worried the discharge will continue.

Is this a common side effect of the coil? It is my only complaint but it is annoying and I wish it would go away! Has anyone had this and it then stopped?

bacon Thu 05-May-16 22:54:40

yes oddly but got less and less but not daily I would imagine because you had heavy and frequent bleeding it may take longer to adjust. Loved the coil had it for 5 amazing years. Must of made a huge saving on tampax and made life so much easier.

Wildernesstips Fri 06-May-16 18:21:51

It took 6-7 months for mine to settle down.

SeaCabbage Sun 08-May-16 15:12:34

Thank you Bacon and Wilderness.

I'll hang out for the 7 months then! Bacon, how long did yours take?

And then did you both have no discharge? Sorry for asking TMI!

DramaAlpaca Sun 08-May-16 15:14:49

Mine took six months to settle down completely, and since then I've had no bleeding at all.

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