The problem with some doc's is that they don't do a lot of them or are not trained properly on how to handle the string. Also, the opinions on whether or not to give it to women who haven't had children are divided: here in Holland it's quite common to give them to women who haven't been pregnant. I took a pregnancy test last nite and it cam back positive. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence eHealth Forum and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made. Did an ultrasound and nothing! So how far up sre those strings. Is as thick as one of those manicure wood sticks or a little less.
However, like a tampon, it has a string like thing to remove it. The reaction is uncontrollable spasms and it is quite uncomfortable. It was a very strange feeling. No gender, sexual orientation, or question is off limits, and all questions remain anonymous. I am 43 and am very done and do not want to subject myself to the pill and possible breast cancer.
I hope it fell out! My first few periods after the second one was inserted were ok, nothing I noticed wrong, this time though, I am on day 6 of excessive heavy bleeding, boosted my iron tablets because I felt so low with the blood loss. I will never use the Merina again. If you want more reassurance you could always find a way to know when is your ovulation period and use a condom during that time or pull out. Kinda like the mirena, huh? One thing about the strings. After a couple months period will lighten or vanish. If I was told I could have a funky shaped doo-dad shoved into my nether-regions to prevent unwanted pregnancy I'd ponder the benefits of abstinance.
The strings that come out of the cervix soften up after a few days, and coil up and around your cervix - you can't feel them and neither can he apparently and even when I check them once a month I have to search for them. Asking your provider to cut the strings shorter might make them more uncomfortable, as the strings work best when they are longer and tucked out of the way. I asked the doctor about it, and he wasn't very helpful, mumbling something about differences in length of organs. They trick your body into thinking your pregnant. I love it and have never had a problem. About six months ago January 2008 I began bleeding after each time I had intercourse.
Its always good to check your string if you have lots of pain, don't hesitate to go to the doctor It could Puncture through your uterus and Injure a intestine of anything. The cost of it has made me a bit resentful. Normally when the Mirena is removed, it is pulled out by the strings. No more birth control alarm going off in the middle of class or dinner. I have so many things that have gone wrong with my body since I had that thing.
Since then I have been spotting almost everyday. Personally, I wouldn't want a new one in if I had to have mine taken out. The doctor's office made it sound like it is extremely rare for that to happen and they want me to have some lab work done before coming in. Well in my case, not so unlikely. I am certain that had I not helped it along, the Mirena would have fully expelled on its own and I can absolutely believe that someone would not feel it. There were certain position that he was sure to feel it in.
In between the episodes I could feel the stupid thing poking me. I'm wondering if these can be felt during sex, and if they're comfortable and easy to use. I scheduled the insertion for a Thursday and took that day and the next off of work, thinking that worst case scenario I would have cramps and lay on the couch, and best case scenario I could catch up on housework and studying. I had my first child at 41 - surprise - after years of not getting pregnant. I'm not really sure if I believe her or not, but last night was pretty bad for me, and i made an appointment to have mine out finally. Right away my husband and I experienced trouble during intercourse with the head of his penis getting poked by the string attached to the iud, and apparently it's pretty painful, like needles poking it.
In an ectopic pregnancy, your fertilized egg doesn't implant in your uterus where it's supposed to so it can be nourished and have room to grow into a full-blown tiny human. However, abnormal discharge can also be a sign that your and is irritating your body. So now my doctor thinks my body is just really sensitive to the mirena, which he says is rare. We will find another method. It does affect our sexlife. I've also heard good things about using internal condoms rather than external condoms. I don't know if it's something to worry about because we don't usually have sex in this position, so I'm not even sure if it's new.
Please see our sidebar for some great resources. Geeeez you women are brave. And until then, should I stop having sex — maybe I'm not safe? So now I say before getting something planted into your body, do more research on side effects. You'll understand that my first reaction was, 'Lady, you are crazy. More recently had mirena inserted again. However, my period pretty much disappeared after a month or two.
Few days ago i had heavy bleeding and it surmounted to discharge of clots as big as my clenched fist every 10min and continuous flow of blood. I have no cramping, and my periods are very bearable, which is saying a lot since I was used to the ones I had on the pill anyways which were so short so it was even greater change yet very bearable! It may be that your string was cut too short. It was very painful having it put in. I have no idea that the devise had fallen out as there is no apparent pain or symptom to trigger me. Be sure to read Reddit's. I made an appt to get it out next week and will get back on the pill. And yes according to studies it is definatly possible for the iud to fall out on its own, as not every womens body is made the same.