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Periods gone! Could be Peri-Menopause / 4.5 year oldMirena / Something else(3 Posts)
So I had a Mirena fitted 4.5 years ago, all good, periods didn't stop just a regular very light monthly bleed.
I'm 43 and for the last 6 months my periods are practically nonexistent, just a bit of light spotting.
Could it be the Mirena? It just seems such a long time for it to have taken to stop my periods.
Was also thinking about menopause? Iam I too young at 43? I don't have any other symptoms.
And of cause at the back of my mind I'm really worried that its something more sinister.
Anybody have any similar experiences with Mirena / menopause?
I've had my mirena in 9 yrs ( just not got round to getting it changed) & still no period. Other than a light spotting every now & then
Everything seems ok with mine & obviously still working or period would have come back.
Check with docs if your worried though. Better to be safe than sorry
Can I ask how long it took for your periods to stop after having the coil fitted? From other experiences I have read it seems to happen in the first year which is why I find it confusing happening after so long.
You're right I will have to book into the Doctors, I just hate going as they never seem very empathetic to "womans problems"! Plus appointments take around 4weeks and I work irregular hours so its difficult to plan ahead.
Happy New Year to anyone reading