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    Condition: Birth Control
    8/25/2008 9:38:51 AM

    Reviewer: Marr7791, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am a 31 year old Mom of 2, ages 6 and 4.I had Mirena inserted in October 2007. I got my periods regularly until April 2008 and then they went away completely. I still experience a mild cramping when I would normally get my period, and also the mood swings. My doctor prepared me for up to 8 months of discharge and random bleeding, however there was a point that it concerned me so I got checked ou ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/24/2008 8:33:24 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: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    bleed all the time with severe cramps

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/24/2008 4:13:01 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I just had Mirena inserted 2 days ago. I am 35 years old and have never been pregnant. I had been on the pill since since I was 17 years old with no problems but wanted something with no upkeep (no pill to take daily, no refills). I was on my period for the procedure and it was EXTREMELY painful. Was not just slightly more uncomfortable than a pap as my doctor told me it it would be. Measuri ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/23/2008 6:53:43 AM

    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: 3

    Comment:
    After reading other reviews I am starting to wonder if my acne, fatigue, and increased depression are a result of this too? I have had this in for about 6 months now. It has been effective, and although painful the insertion was very quick for me. Oh, and my sex drive has also declined though I should say that I am not sure if these side affects are from having just had a second child 9 months ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/21/2008 9:35:54 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    when i had the mirena put it the first time it was the worst pain ever. i was sick for 4 days and my doctor said i would be fine and after that is was. my periods was 2 days long and very light. but after 7 month my husband started feeling the string and i went in for a visit well to my surprise it had came out without me knowing. i had it replaced last month and i just had my period last wednesda ... Show Full Comment

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