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    Condition: Birth Control
    5/16/2017 12:46:35 PM

    Reviewer: LaLa, 25-34 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    While I didn't become pregnant while having the Mirena, I had no sex drive, mood swings, dark skin patches on my upper lip(awesome.), gained 30 lbs in 2 years, and had awful discharge. Who wants to have sex like that? It also should be noted that after the placement of the Mirena I had awful pain/cramps for about 3 months. All-in-all, it was an awful experience. My gyno didn't wan ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/6/2017 11:32:20 PM

    Reviewer: Cjowka, 25-34 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had mirena all 5 years. I had low sex drive and following mirena, when I went to get it taken out and replaced, it was hard getting it out, and then when trying to do another one there was so much scar tissue build up from the last one I was unable to have the mirena. After being off of it for almost a year, I feel normal, even though I had to go back on the pill, I'm glad mirena is gone.

    Condition: Birth Control
    3/31/2017 10:06:43 AM

    Reviewer: mir_rae, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I'm 24, I don't have kids and I've never been pregnant. I've been with my boyfriend for 8 years, and kids just are not in our near future. I have been on the pill since I was 14 and just recently we wanted to try something long term. I got the Mirena put in 2 days ago. I was nervous and so scared because of all the bad reviews I read about it before I went to have it put in. W ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    3/9/2017 5:43:17 PM

    Reviewer: mpc, 19-24 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After I gave birth to my first child my doctor prescribed the mini-pill while I was breastfeeding but looking for something long term highly recommended the Mirena (she really pushed for this particular IUD). I agreed to get one. Upon insertion it was painful but not terribly unbearable but later that night I experience the most painful cramps I have had to date...I was in pain for hours. The next ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    12/18/2016 12:25:41 AM

    Reviewer: Sherry, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My doctor was so eager to switch me from BC pills to the Mirena IUD. I had felt sketched out a bit because she was so persistent, and it did not occur to me until months later that doctors make A LOT of money by convincing women to get the IUD. Anyways, I was reeled in by the fact that you don't have to keep track of it for five years straight so I decided to get mine fall of 2015. The inserti ... Show Full Comment

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