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Condition: Birth Control
11/22/2014 10:50:55 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is my third year with my mirena IUD. The initial insertion was extremely painful and I felt tenderness and had difficulty moving around for the next day or so. I experienced bleeding for two weeks straight. My first year or so with Mirena was awful. I would have extremely heavy periods and painful cramping that lasted up to four weeks. Eventually this subsided and now I rarely get a peri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/19/2014 9:42:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had my Mirena put in this morning and the experience was fine. The doctor told me what was going to happen and everything played out fine. It felt weird while she was measuring my uterus and placed it in. I have no kids and it didn't hurt at all. I read stories about females passing out from pain and the only thing that came out of my mouth was a few curse words due to just being nervous. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/13/2014 3:51:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
A few weeks after I was married, I had my annual appointment with my OB/Gyn and she suggested Mirena since my husband and I don't plan on having children anytime soon. I'm a petite 24 year old biologist fresh out of graduate school and of course did all of the research I could on the device itself, along with procedures for insertion and decided that Mirena was right for me. I want to post ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2014 11:17:23 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am going to write this review to hopefully help other women who have not had a child like myself. I am a 19 year old college student with extremely heavy periods and bad symptoms such as cystic acne on the pill, which I take for birth control. I talked to my doctor and recommended I try Mirena. Today, I went in for my proceduree. I was a little nervous, as I have read it is painful, but I could ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/28/2014 1:06:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I got the Mirena IUD 6 days ago. I did not find the insertion to be very painful. I counted a total of 7 seconds of pain including the measuring and insertion. The cramps are bearable but I still have them. I as able to go about my day like normal on the day of insertion which was done early AM. I only spotted for the first day and have not had any spotting since then. I had sex 24 hours after ins ... Show Full Comment

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