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I'm curious of the effectiveness of Mirena at 7 years. I've

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I'm curious of the effectiveness of Mirena at 7 years. I've been out of the country, and didn't want it removed by a new doctor. I've had unprotected sex with my spouse, but I'm curious as to is there a possibility to get pregnant
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 4 months ago.

Dear customer,

Thanks for your question.

Some studies have reported that it is effective even up to 7 years, however this is not something that can be depended upon. Recommended duration as you know is 5 years after which it needs to be removed.

Therefore the answer to your question is that there is definitely a possibility that you can get pregnant.

Take care.