Sexual Health

TAKING OUT YOUR OWN MIRENA. HAS ANYONE DONE IT?

Mirena: What is it?
Should I take your Mirena out?

Mirena: What is it?

Mirena is an FDA-approved intrauterine contraceptive system (also known as an IUD*)

It’s a small, T-shaped device that is placed into the uterus by a trained healthcare provider during a routine office visit. It provides continuous, birth control.

Keep in mind that no birth control is 100% effective.

Mirena is a hormone-releasing IUD that releases small amounts of a progestin hormone called levonorgestrel locally into the uterus. Mirena lasts for up to 5 years.

Should I take your Mirena out?

What are your thoughts about the Mirena?

I just had a client tell me her experiences of having the marina in, including vaginal dryness, skin sensitivity and recurrent episodes of thrush. It was not a great experience for her.

But she surprised me when she told me that she had taken it out herself!
My reaction was a mix of OMG and Respect 🙂

What have you experienced?
The good, bad and the ugly.

When answering these please base your answer on the fact that you believe that what you have been experiencing has either occurred or become worse while using the MIRENA.

TAKING OUT YOUR OWN MIRENA?

Or thought about taking it out?

I swear I had never heard of anyone taking out their own Mirina, have you?

Have you taken out your own Mirena?
Do you know anyone who has?

Have you had yours taken out? 
Are you glad you did?

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