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    Condition: Birth Control
    8/10/2017 3:19:02 AM

    Reviewer: Sweetpanda, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    So far so good. I just had my Mirena placed yesterday and I am completely back to normal. Initially when it is placed there are some strong cramping. Placement was very quick, less than 15 minutes. Last night the pain was like regular period cramps, but not unbearable. I took some ibuprofen about 30 minutes before the procedure and some last night and this morning and no pain. I can kinda feel so ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    7/14/2017 1:53:20 PM

    Reviewer: Cass92, 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have had mirena in for 2 years now. And it was great the first year. But now I have basically 2 periods a month horrible headaches I break out and I have gained 20-30lbs! I'm very moody and mean for no reason. And craps... I asked my doctor and she basically told me to deal with it. That it was better than having another child!!! Makes me have a discharge and smell really bad... I am not hap ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    7/11/2017 2:59:01 PM

    Reviewer: Gena B, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I got the Mirena 2/1/17, I bled EVERY SINGLE DAY up until I got it removed on 7/3, 5 full months of NON STOP bleeding. The when it was removed (by a doctor other than who placed it) stated it was in the wrong spot and she's surprised it even worked! Go with your gut if your unhappy, I went to THREE doc appointments and they encouraged me to wait "a little longer"... 5 months was long ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    6/27/2017 11:55:33 PM

    Reviewer: chick, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    So I had Mirena implanted 3 months ago, and the implantation process was mildly uncomfortable. I don't think I was fully relaxed, but for those who've had it, it's very similar to a PAP smear process. It was quick and done with it. I immediately experienced cramps after it was implanted, (I forgot to take some Tylenol beforehand.) So far, I have been bleeding lightly most days since I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    6/11/2017 5:29:54 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I began using Mirena almost five years ago. The insertion was uncomfortable, but not so bad that I can remember it clearly. I had a few days' of cramping but it wasn't any worse than the worst menstrual cramps. A few days of Advil took care of them. It's been a great form of birth control for me. I love not having to worry about bleeding through clothing, being anxious about when I w ... Show Full Comment

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