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Condition: Birth Control
4/2/2008 1:51:22 PM

Reviewer: BrandiJo, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been having a problem with bleeding every time I have sex and it has become an issue. I have had the Mirena in for almost 5 yrs. I have seen my doctor about it and she said I shouldn't worry about it.How can I be with someone when I bleed every time?? I was wondering if anyone else has the same problem??? HELP

Condition: Birth Control
4/1/2008 11:41:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had this in place since November 2007 and at first I was pleased and then a week or two went by! It was very painfull getting it inserted. I had my period for almost three months (light and then Heavy), I have gained about 35 pounds regardless I work out three times a week, I have serious abdominal pains including cramping, and My sex drive is almost gone. I am 24 years old and NO children. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/29/2008 12:39:00 PM

Reviewer: mom2donny, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Do your research before getting this device! I had it removed after 3 mos. because of the side-effects(weight gain,depression,joint pain,insomnia,acne,irritability). If I had seen these reviews, i would've never gotten it. I told my doctor about mood problems with birth control pills and was told this would not have the same effects(not true). AND if you are still breast feeding and thinking a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/28/2008 4:32:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
At first I loved it. Now that I has been in for about 3 months I am having nothing but problems, all the time. I get black an blue marks on my legs all the time. It looks like someone had beat me up. And I am VERY DEPRESSED! To the point I thinking about killing myself. I have to keep telling myself that is is the Mirena and that I will go away once it is removed. I have headaches every day and cr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/27/2008 11:33:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Ithis is the 2nd time I have used it. After my first child I had really no complaints. This time around I have a lot of spotting. I bled for at least a month right after insertion. I have broken out with acne like I did 20 years ago. It is horrible. I think it may have fallen out a little. I can feel the strings without actually looking for them. I can see them with a mirror. I am going i ... Show Full Comment

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