03/02/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I need to make the distinction between my first and second coil. Both were fitted at the same clinic and are both same brand – however my experience has been very different with both. With my first cool I had zero issues for 5 years. Zip. Nada. When I had my second fitted right away things were different. My breasts are tender and my skin spotty around my period. I also have mild cramping mid cycle, strong smelling discharge and my moods are very noticeable. In saying that, I have been extremely happy with my coil. It lasts for five years, so for those of you who are forgetful (like me), you dont have to constantly worry if you have taken a pill or bought condoms.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

High blood pressure

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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