11/10/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

After first 6 months I developed weird bumps on my arms which after biopsy turned out to be sarcoidosis an autoimmune disease. For over a year my periods were lighter but lasted for nearly 2 weeks each time. I also developed horrible migraines that’s why I got it removed after having it for over 2 years.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Increased sweating

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

My periods returned to normal. I only got it removed two months ago. I suffer from anxiety and after removal of mirena I feel less anxious. I m hoping for sarcoids on my arms to maybe disappear? I was fine better mirena I not developed this autoimmune disease after insert of mirena.

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