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I have third mirena fitted 9 mths ago. I am still get heavy

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I have third mirena fitted 9 mths ago. I am still get heavy period and bleeding but not every month. It is very bad at the moment. AGE 47.
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: I get a period every month and pain is bad for a few days with heavy flow.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had fibroids a few years ago but they have gone now. I had a scan in June 2016.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Norbert Scheufele replied 11 months ago.


unfortunately it´s not unusual that mirena causes sometimes bleeding problems like this. I would recommend the use of tranexamic acid, which only has to be taken during the bleeding days and will reduce the quantity of blood. Please visit your OB/GYN for prescription.

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Dr. N. Scheufele

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