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Dianet123 Thu 30-Mar-17 09:04:43

hi ladies i read so many bad things about the mirena implant that i nearly cancelled ! for 2 years without a days break i constantly bled the most yucky clot filled loss i could ever imagine i finally gota specialist to have a look and it turned out to be a large fibroid in my uterus so he reccomended the implant as at 53 years old it would mean i skipped menopause as well smile so on feb 9 th this year i aprehensivly went for it doing under anasthetic an i can totally honestly say its the best thing i ever did !!!!! after a week my blood loss had slowed down about 80 percent then i had a light 3 day period followed by 2 weeks of next to nothing apart from a brown discharge which was cured by anti biotics yesterday i went for a check up all bi opsys scrapes etc clear (phew) and today i am totally towel free after 8 weeks and sat her in nice knickers and white linen trousers hubby is so happy he has his wife back wifey is happy she can now have nookie again and my boss is happy i am full of energy again so my avice ladies is think positive and go for it mr assassa at methly park needs a medal smile

Pringlesandwine Thu 30-Mar-17 09:06:56

Glad yours is working for you OP. I'm currently sat in a waiting room ready for my removal appointment. Flipping thing has caused me no end of trouble for 3 months and now it's coming out 😁

Dianet123 Thu 30-Mar-17 10:52:11

Oh dear although I must admit he did tell me 6 to 12 months guess I must just be lucky. Hope all goes well for you. It's no fun 😟

MyBeloved Thu 30-Mar-17 18:47:15

Glad it worked for you! Mine worked too initially then after causing no end of grief it had to go. Am now awaiting (very much hoping for) a hysterectomy.

BG2015 Thu 30-Mar-17 21:07:38

I'm the same as My Beloved. I've had two over about 6 years but failed for me.

Now waiting for a hysterectomy

iMatter Thu 30-Mar-17 21:15:12

I got pregnant on the mirena coil so wouldn't have it again (and had breast cancer last year so have been strongly advised against it) but I know lots of people who have been happy with it.

Horses for courses and all that... smile

PaperdollCartoon Thu 30-Mar-17 21:19:05

I've had mine for 7 months and I'm really happy with it. Had some weird ovary pains for a couple of months but very settled now, almost no period just a day or so, or light spotting (I didn't have them on the pill either so my body seems to just respond that way)

Billybonkers76 Thu 30-Mar-17 21:44:19

Love mine, went from the copper coil to the mirena, best move ever!!

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