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I have been having cramps for the last month. I have a Mirena inserted since 2015 and never had any issues or cramping, I had a transvaginal ultrasound and dr said all is good. But I am still cramping. I have experienced painful intercourse. Also headaches daily which I don't ever have. I have been exercising quite a bit lately trying to loose some weight. Not sure why I have cramps????
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OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Headache, painful intercourse and cramping indicate endometritis. This is infection of the internal lining of the uterus. Ultrasound cannot diagnose it. This would need a course of antibiotic. You may also need a vaginal swab for confirmation of the endometritis. Occasionally Mirena IUD may need to be removed as its presence may prevent the complete eradication of the infection.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Can antibiotics be started without a vaginal swab? The earliest my ob/gyn can see me is may 3..Ridiculous right? My primary is also a good friend and I may be able to get a rx for antibiotic
OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Antibiotics can be started without vaginal swab. But ideally is getting a swab. Your primary may be able to get the swab taken.

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