19/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I’ve actually loved this IUD. I originally had the copper IUD and had horrific cramping and very, very heavy periods. Now, I have very light periods that only last about 3 days. They’re mostly spotting, and usually I only need a lite tampon, if at all. In the past couple months, I’ve noticed that my cycle is more irregular, lasting 21 days instead of the usual 28, but unsure whether this is due to the IUD. Breast tenderness and enlargement during ovulation has been consistent, as well as tenderness in the days leading up to my period starting.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Better skin

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

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