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Condition: Birth Control
4/19/2015 10:48:09 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Got this in September 2014 after giving birth to a stillborn that was the result of a missed pregnancy. Started getting migraines 3 months after having it placed & just thought it was a new health issue I would have to deal with. After reading possible side effects & seeing that migraines was 1 of them, I plan on getting it removed & getting a different IUD.

Condition: Birth Control
4/18/2015 4:45:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had a mirena IUD put in July 2014. It was amazing for the first 6 months, I absolutely loved it! That was until January, I found out I was pregnant. Unfortunately when they removed the IUD it was an instant abortion. I have now got a second IUD and hope that this one is more effective!!

Condition: Birth Control
3/31/2015 6:28:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had Mirena placed in late October 2014. I decided on this form of birth control because I had heard many good things about this particular IUD. I had just given birth to my second child, 3 months before getting Mirena. I liked the idea of a worry free birth control and not having a period. My doctor reassured me that this form was reliable and easy to use. My experience with placement was e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/25/2015 8:52:40 PM

Reviewer: Neptune180, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm writing this about the actual insertion process since I just got it today (and survived!). Everyone freaked me out about getting it so I felt I owed it to others to let them know it's not that terrible. I've never had children-fyi. The insertion process was about a minute. The measuring of the uterus was probably worse than the IUD. I did bring my hubby for moral support. I may ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/20/2015 7:12:44 PM

Reviewer: Carollyn101, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had it in for 5 years and loved it! I strongly recommend. The putting in process feels like someone stabbing your uterus, OUCH! I stopped having periods month 3 into it and only spotted a few times within the 5 years. I did develop two ovarian cysts and ultra sounds ruled them nothing to be concerned with and both went away on their own. I sometimes got the "time of the month" mood ... Show Full Comment

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