23/06/2021

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
45kg - 50kg / 7st 1lb - 7st 12lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have had the coil for about 6 years it’s one of my only choices for contraception. Overall my experience had been good I haven’t had to think about it as it’s there. It’s great not having periods but it does feel unnatural. I’m not sure if my migraines and acne are from this or not

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Aura symptoms

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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