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Condition: Birth Control
8/12/2014 9:09:07 AM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Hi! I'm a 20 year old college student who's never had kids & I opted to get Mirena due to horrible side effects from oral contraceptives! I just wanted to share my story: Due to a hard cervix, low pain tolerance, and a tendency to faint, my Mirena had to be placed under anesthesia. My doctor attempted to place it in her office, but it was just too painful! Anyone who has a decent pa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/8/2014 12:27:01 AM

Reviewer: bambi24, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I got on Lorena after my first pregnancy. Everything seemed ok and I never got pregnant while using themed. I started to feel moody after I went off my periods each month. A week after my period I felt as if I was coming on again. Towards the end when I had been on the same insert for about 3 1/2yrs I did not seem to have a libido. I felt these strange internal pains in my vagina. I finally reques ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2014 5:06:15 PM

Reviewer: daisy95, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had mirena inserted 3 weeks ago. My dr. recommended I try it bc I could not find a pill that didn't make me feel crazy and helped with heavy and painful periods at the same time. Being off the pill, I couldn't handle my periods and had bad acne. I have NO children, I am 27 yrs old. I was VERY hesitant since there are negative reviews everywhere about mirena. I promised myself I would com ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2014 4:20:57 PM

Reviewer: Horrible Experience, 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: 1

Comment:
I did not have such a great experience with Mirena. I had it inserted 5 years ago (in 2009) because I did not want any children. My doctor didn't want to perform a permanent procedure because he thought I would change my mind, so I wanted to go with the next thing to permanent and it just so happened to be the Mirena. Insertion wasn't any trouble. It was somewhat painful, but nothing t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2014 2:40:58 PM

Reviewer: jsnyder, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had mirena for 3 years. The first couple of months were fine. I bled for about 4 months straight. As far as not getting pregnant, it worked really well. I never had any issues. For the last year, my hair started falling out, i gained about 25lbs and was extremely moody. I had no sex drive, and was very very unhappy with myself. Finally my hair was so thin and I couldnt figure out why, so I star ... Show Full Comment

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