22/04/2021

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

The fitting experience was uncomfortable and painful, like bad cramps for about a minute. After insertion I had cramps for the rest of the day and a bit the next day. I stopped my pill a week after insertion (as recommended) and got a period which seemed a bit heavier than usual, but since then I haven’t had any periods. My skin was a bit worse for about a month but is now clear again! My boyfriend could also feel the strings during sex for the first couple of weeks but can’t anymore. I was anxious about the coil moving but have gotten used to checking my strings. Overall would definitely recommend!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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