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Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2007 8:40:32 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female 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 love my IUD. The insertion was painful but tolerable, and for two years now I have had much shorter and less painful periods - fantastic. I don't have kids, which I know is when they usually like to do IUDs, but always hated the pill; Mirena has been great.

Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2007 6:49:06 PM

Reviewer: Mainegirl, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had mirena inserted because Dr was concerned about long-term effects of Depo-Provera injections(which has worked beautifully for nearly 10 years). The insertion wasn't bad, but I developed lesions that made urination incredibly painful. Eventually medication cleared that up, but I was dry, itchy and uncomfortable - intercourse was painful. Dr. removed it after four months. My allergist s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2007 4:41:21 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had my mirena for almost 2 years now. I had very little pain upon insertion, about the same as a pap smear. My periods are lighter, shorter, and less frequent. I had heavy and unpredictable periods for the first few months, but after that it has been great!

Condition: Birth Control
11/10/2007 10:57:54 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It was very painful during insertion, and I have had alot of side effects from weight gain, depression, heavy vaginal discharge, cramps, and breast tenderness. On the plus side, no period and no pregnancy. Want it removed but worry it will hurt just as much.

Condition: Birth Control
11/8/2007 9:52:54 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had my mirena for 1 year and have absolutly no sex drive if i could do it all over again i wouldn't get it

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