13/12/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Despite not having any children I did not find the insertion or removal of the coil to be painful. However it left me permanently bloated (I looked about 6 months pregnant) and the bloating only subsided after having the coil removed.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
I don’t know / can’t tell
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Bloating disappeared

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