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Condition: Birth Control
1/7/2008 5:28:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
it was extremely painful to have put in, then i had shooting pains for quite sometime. when i got it checked the dr. could not feel strings so after 2 ultrasounds i had to have an xray where they found it completely outside my uterus. i now have to have surgery to have it removed!! i would NOT recommend this to anyone!!!!

Condition: Birth Control
1/7/2008 10:28:08 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had Mirena inserted on December 19, 2007... The insertion pain was beyond what I had expected. The pain was unbearable and took two insertion attempts to get it right. I had mild cramping afterwards but when I got home... I was ready to rip it out myself!!! The pain felt like full labor pains. Now 21 days into it I have cramping and spotting. In addition, I thought all was well when I checked an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2008 3:17:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had the mirena put in on Dec. 6th, I went in two weeks later for a follow up to ensure it was in place. To my surprise it was no where to be found. I had an ultrasound, still not there. Then I had a CAT Scan, and they found it. The mirena has migrated completely outside of my uterus into my lower left pelvic area. I am having full blown surgery on Jan 8th to have it removed. This has been ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2008 2:10:28 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: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I got it put in over 8 months ago, my ob/gyn had an awful time getting it in and it hurt terribly. After the awful insertion,I bled for an eternity but started losing weight like crazy. Sex drive is barely there but I do it anyway:)

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2008 1:55:04 PM

Reviewer: Pickle 245, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Insertion of the Mirena was extremely painful. I think it was worse than having my baby. It took to doctor three tries to get it were it needed to be. Afterward I immediatley started to spot. About a week later I started my period and it lasted for 3 1/2 weeks. Stopped for a week then started again. Now I start and go for a week, stop for a day or two then go for another week. I have awful c ... Show Full Comment

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