Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Platinum81
    Perforated uterus, Merina lost inside me...
    Has anyone else suffered from their coil ending up in their body cavity? All I can think is that the doctor that put it in said how long my cervix was, turns out it's not that long so it looks like she put the probe straight through my uterus,and the - 65% more...
    Platinum81- over a year ago - 22 Replies - in Mirena
  2. link Mommyof3kiddos
    As I stated above (I am Mommyof3Kiddos), your practitioner is not necessarily to blame. It's possible that your uterus is shaped abnormally, or "tipped" in such a way that it made the IUD insertion more difficult. Practitioners would not kn - 84% more...
    Mommyof3kiddos- over a year ago
  3. link Saragm73
    What do I do? Help!
    I had Mirena inserted 4 months ago. I usually handle pain very well, but the insertion was excrutiating. I still have cramps almost every day. My back has started aching lately. I basically feel like I have PMS all the time now. Mood swings galore. I - 55% more...
    Saragm73- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  4. link Yeahhitslindsay
    I had the Mirena inserted April 27, 2012. I am 21 and have never had kids, and my dr. thinks I may have endometriosis too. The cramps since I've gotten it 3 days ago have been non-stop excruciating! 800mg ibuprofen and 5-325 Hydrocodone (vicodin) won - 76% more...
    Yeahhitslindsay- over a year ago
  5. link Amazingbabe
    Mirena dandruff, distraction, scalpacin, winter time, alot
    Has anyone suffered severe dandruff and itchy scalp, to the point of distraction like???
    Amazingbabe- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Mirena
  6. link Lovemypugs
    I ran accross this today after suffering from dry, itchy, and severly flaky scalp since I got my mirena 7 yrs ago. I love the mirena as it takes away my mood swings, periods, and acne. The main issue I have had is that it has been difficult for me to - 80% more...
    Lovemypugs- over a year ago
  7. link Janey33
    Mirena, swollen joints
    hi there, I had the mirena inserted 8 weeks ago. 4 days ago I woke up and the joints in my hands, knees, fingers, shoulders were swollen and stiff. I've never had nothing like thus before. I had the mirena removed the same day. Since then things have - 33% more...
    Janey33- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  8. link Shopalotnikki
    Mirena class action lawsuit, time of my life, google, attourney, mirena
    google the class action lawsuit for mirena. i joined in. so should you. it has ruined a part of the happiest time of my life. don't let them get away with it.
    Shopalotnikki- over a year ago - 36 Replies - in Mirena
  9. link Dutchharborchick
    I"m interested too. where to i sign up! i had my mirena put in 10/04/10 and took it out 03/16/12 never had my period in march of 12' but the very last day of march i started but only had it for 5 days. then a week later i started again then been - 38% more...
    Dutchharborchick- over a year ago
  10. link Valbs101
    Mirena red bumpy rash, lexapro, hives, rash on, birth control
    This website has been a blessing for me - a person who seemed to feel crazy for all the symptoms I was having. I had mirena put in place in March 2008 after the birth of my second child in December. I was so excited that I didn't have to worry about - 84% more...
    Valbs101- over a year ago - 18 Replies - in Mirena
  11. link Mekel
    I have broken out on my Gina with hives and bumps that itch I thought that my husband had cheated on me I was so scared however I got to thinking about it and it didn't burn when I peed I have also had sharp stomach pains and joint pains after the mi - 23% more...
    Mekel- over a year ago
  12. link Lizie1027
    Thanks for the replies. I am trying to be patient. I had the IUD removed Wednesday and have four new hives since :-( I just wish someone could get to the bottom of this. It is maddening!!!
    Lizie1027- over a year ago
  13. link Lace1985
    I had horrible hives after I got the iud, and then after getting it removed they went away. But after my second baby was born, I got the same hive like rash, and I did not have the iud. The hives were not as bad and did not last as long as when I had - 68% more...
    Lace1985- over a year ago
  14. link Xpomocoma
    Mirena sun spots, sun spot, iud, forehead, chicks
    Has anyone experienced sun spots on their skin after the IUD? A few months after I had mine inserted i got a huge sun spot on my forehead (HUGE) and few smaller ones on my chicks and chin. Didn't see that as a sure side effect and wonder if anyone el - 26% more...
    Xpomocoma- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  15. link Lopezadge
    April 2012 I went to the dermatologist a week ago for sun spots on my face. She prescribed me a bleaching agent for my skin. She told me the spots are likely linked to my iud. It appears around 4 months or 2 years of using the Mirena iud. Along with - 27% more...
    Lopezadge- over a year ago
  16. link Battagliak
    Removal of Mirena NOT GOOD
    I had Mirena inserted in June of 2011 had it removed in January of 2011 from bleeding all the time Low sex drive etc, I had the Mirena out for about 5 days now I HAVE BEEN BLEEDING VERY VERY HEAVY CLOTS ARE HUGE WENT TO THE ER MY BLOOD COUNT WAS GOOD - 53% more...
    Battagliak- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  17. link Embarrassed Mum
    that is awful, i got copper coil put in oct 09 and it was exreamly painful i have 2 kids, i started getting pains a few weeks later with incrusaiting pain in my stomach, i cud no longer feel strings. i rang out hrs said contact gp nxt day... i didnt - 84% more...
    Embarrassed Mum- over a year ago
  18. link Tiffanyhodgens
    Hair Falling out
    OMG! I just had the Mirena inserted and my hair is falling out in clumps, I can feel skin at the back of my head. Its reacted really badly with my body, instead of lighter periods they are heavy. I have to have it removed
    Tiffanyhodgens- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  19. link Hailey56
    GET IT OUT ASAP - that is one of hundreds of symptoms it can cause some women, it is POISON and almost killed my daughter. By the time we figured out what it was causing it, she lost almost half her hair and was in a wheelchair because she couldn't w - 51% more...
    Hailey56- over a year ago
  20. link Smoore74
    Mirena long term solution, angiodema, urticaria, joint pain, anaphalaxis
    I have been on mirena now for 10 months. I was on the depo for 10 years prior. I loved my depo adn only went off of it after Kaiser said I could not do it any longer. I was told that mirena was a god send and a lot like my depo. I can say that the co - 89% more...
    Smoore74- over a year ago - 62 Replies - in Mirena
  21. link Hailey56
    Miena destroyed my 22 yr old daughters life. She had horrible allergy attacks after having the Mirena for a year and a half or so, suddenly became allergic to everything and/or for no reason would have attacks, she had to use her epi-pen and go the h - 74% more...
    Hailey56- over a year ago
  22. link Saragm73
    What do I do? Help!
    I had Mirena inserted 4 months ago. I usually handle pain very well, but the insertion was excrutiating. I still have cramps almost every day. My back has started aching lately. I basically feel like I have PMS all the time now. Mood swings galore. I - 55% more...
    Saragm73- over a year ago - in Mirena
  23. link Kaitlyn3323
    pain during sex
    I have had mirena for almost 4 months now and when I first had it inserted I had very intense cramps. My doctor told me that this was normal for the first few weeks. The pain continues still today but for the last 2 months whenever my boyfriend and I - 67% more...
    Kaitlyn3323- over a year ago - in Mirena
  24. link Gisele Doiron
    bleeding non stop since 6 mth after marina was put in
    hi i got mirena put in 6 mth ago and been bleeding since then non stop what should i do ... it s getting to be a pain .
    Gisele Doiron- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  25. link Cindyluwhoo
    have they checked to see if its in the right place? I had the same thing happen to me. I had it for 3 months but had 43 days of non-stop bleeding. when they checked it was in the wrong place. once removed, I bleed like there was no tomorrow. Blood cl - 55% more...
    Cindyluwhoo- over a year ago
  26. link Sami66
    this thing is dangerous
    due to heavy bleeding every month, after coming off the mini pill, i had the mirena coil fitted in april, 2011, i had it fitted while under anesthetic, as i had a camera examination to find out if anything was causing heavy bleeding, it wasnt! From d - 78% more...
    Sami66- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  27. link Doormatdaph
    I had the mirena coil fitted in 2008, to stop heavy periods and flooding and i,ve been suffering from headaches, lightheadidness and feeling like i,m not all there ever since..It has just dawned on me it is down to the mirena coil, it did,nt occur to - 42% more...
    Doormatdaph- over a year ago
  28. link Amandanicole0814
    terrified!
    I am having almost all of the symptoms that I have been reading about. I am 26 yrs old. I had the Mirena put in after my son was born in 07. I am due to have it removed in November of this year, which is why I started "googling" it. I knew - 81% more...
    Amandanicole0814- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  29. link Oneredmom
    I had Mirena inserted about a year ago. After the first week i had it i went and got an ultrasound because it was painful. The doctor said everything was fine. Well of and on for the whole year i have experienced sharp pains in my pelvic region, pain - 60% more...
    Oneredmom- over a year ago
  30. link Eastermarie
    Also gettig my Mirena removed...
    After researching what other women have experienced to see if I was going crazy, or not, I have decided that the Mirena IUD is NOT a healthy choice for birth control. I'm fully aware that it affects everyone differently, but I've read too many horror - 61% more...
    Eastermarie- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  31. link Eastermarie
    I'm glad that you were able to be rid of your Mirena without any complications besides the horrible side effects it was causing. I, like many of the horror stories I had read, unfortunately had to have mine removed surgically after three unsuccessful - 23% more...
    Eastermarie- over a year ago
  32. link Lynne.thrasher
    poor circulation and new mirena
    this is currently my fourth day with mirena and up until today all was well. I wasn't cramping. I wasn't bloated. I lost 5 punds in two days. I felt amazing. now I wake up today to poor circulationin my left arm and right leg to the point where I dro - 58% more...
    Lynne.thrasher- over a year ago - in Mirena
  33. link Amyhilton
    Mirena first period, insertion, stomach, crash, thera tears
    Hi Everyone, I took my Mirena out myself 3 days ago. I have made a couple comments on this site about it, but now I have my own questions. When I first took it out I was thrilled for it just to be gone. I still am, only I feel lousy. My head hurts, a - 71% more...
    Amyhilton- over a year ago - 19 Replies - in Mirena
  34. link Lovingarms
    Hi there. I took mine out on the 21st of March. There was no pain. I was shocked that it cam out so easily! I had light bleeding/spotting for 2 days ...and had unprotected sex the of and after......and many nights after that! >_< I was wonderin - 9% more...
    Lovingarms- over a year ago
  35. link Scweller
    Rare side effects of Mirena Coil
    18mths ago I had the Mirena coil fitted and shortly after started to smell smoke when no one else could and i am now convinced that its yet another side effect from the mirena coil. I also have gained 2 stone in weight, had severe depression for whic - 78% more...
    Scweller- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  36. link Joey69
    Mirena allergic skin reactions, ovarian follicles, pelvic inflammatory disease, method failure, rare reaction
    hi there,,, found a great page about mirena.. list of side effects are below... looks like i come under the RARE reaction to this evil little thing ..With so many awful side effects why is Mirena even on the market.. ????????? Web Address is http://w - 94% more...
    Joey69- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  37. link Dru.mills
    There are many complications with many medications and treatments. But I will say, my Mirena was a lifesaver for me. I have suffered severely from endometriosis and enlarged cysts since I was 15 and have had symptoms since I was 13 (when I started my - 76% more...
    Dru.mills- over a year ago