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Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2008 7:12:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
sporatic periods, never knowing how long they will last OR when they will come on. have had weight gain headaches, numbness on my entire right side dizziness all the time and now for last 6 months SEVERE pain in my abdomen and right ovary enough to go to ER to find out i have ovarian cysts that are a VERY painful side effect that i was not aware of. would like to have removed but afraid of pn. i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/13/2008 1:59:34 AM

Reviewer: jennifer71461, 19-24 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've had mine for almost a year. I'm a mother of 2 and all the side affects are there. I have serve headaches daily, pain during certain positions of intercourse, pain in pelvic area sometimes even shooting down me legs, not really weight gain,but I can't seem to lose weight, and serve nausia. I've read alot of reviews and it works for some,but I'm not one of those lucky ones. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/11/2008 10:13:34 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had the Mirena for close to 3 1/2 years and I think its great. I got it put in 3 months after my son was born. The only problem I've had is that at my last "annual" they couldn't find the string so I had to have an ultrasound to make sure it was still placed correctly. For a long time I didn't have any periods and no cramping either. Now I still have no cramping but oc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/11/2008 11:12:06 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had the mirena in for about 8 months now. I have never had kids so... of course it really hurt to have it put in, but after the initial bleeding and cramping stopped, which was like 2 wks after insertion, i love it for the most part. My sex drive "sucks" since I have gotten it. I get cramps like 2 weeks before my period, but i barely bleed at all. For the most part I don't ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/4/2008 7:42:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had this put in on January 8 of this year; I thought that it would be fine and I wouldn't have to worry about getting pregnant again and taking a pill everyday. Sinc inserted, I have had shooting pain; cramps that make it unbearable to move and sleep at times. I have experienced dizziness and a period that won't go away. I definitely think that it isn't for everyone and it's not ... Show Full Comment

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