Hi my name is Merel (32) PCOS and im from Europe.
- I want to know if trying the Mirena Coil is a good idea with PCOS since i've red that Mirena interrupts a woman's natural hormone cycle, but less than the birth control pill and that worries me because my natural hormonal cycle is horrible with my PCOS
- I have already placed the coil yesterday but now im worried, should i be worried?
- Should i give this a try for 6 months and see if I like the results?
- Should i track my weight, pcos… read more
so this is my first time with mirena and i was given it to help ease my PCOS/adenomyosis/fibroid symptoms. I'd have spotting sometimes but it would normally go away that day.
But i'm at like, the 10 month mark, and this week i've had a very light bleed on and off for about 7 days with some mild cramps (either normal mild or based on what i used to get) and i'm wondering if that's normal?
My "cycle" before this was like 2 months non stop then like 6 months off. no real consistency… read more
I've had the Mirena IUD since 2014, and it has not regulated my cycle. I have had a few periods since, but now I've been without once for a year. Has anyone else experienced this problem with this IUD?
I had the Mirena for 4.5 years and I didn't have a period at all until the 4 year mark. When I did start to get it back, it wasn't very heavy it was extremely light.
I'm going into hospital tomorrow to get the Merina put in. I've been living with chronic pain for almost 3 years and this is the last alternate treatment i have before a laporoscopy - that would mean checking for endo and if nothing is there, undiagnosible pain.
Mirena isn’t perfect, but it’s done a lot of good for me with endo and PCOS. Relax when they put it in 😊
I have had the Mirena IUD in place for about 7yrs. Before placement I never experienced ovarian cysts. About 2 yrs ago I was diagnosed with PCOS as all imaging tests within several years revealed an excessive amount of cysts on both ovaries along with other symptoms consistent with PCOS. I feel like it may not actually be true PCOS and the cysts are actually caused by the IUD itself. I am considering getting it removed to see how my body responds without it. Has anyone else experienced this or… read more
I always had normal cycles and for the most part never experienced any difficulties. I had an IUD placed. It was horrible- my body did not like it. I constantly had issues with it. I finally decided… read more
SOS, I need advice and personal stories. I’ve had Mirena for about two years now. I simply wanted it for its sole purpose as birth control. Due to insurance issues and what not, mirena covered my IUD for me so i was limited to options as to which IUD was good or best for me. I tried a bunch of different birth control pills before and I hated every single one of them. I either bled every two weeks, gained excessive weight, or was a moody b*tch. My mom still thinks my moods swings may be cauased… read more
Iud I was on before yes for me I was moody.
I've been on tri lo sprintec for the past almost year. I've been so unhappy with it. The obgyn wanted me to be able to skip periods and I haven't been able to. It's caused me to have extended periods that are still as heavy as before. Also, the weight gain from water retention has been awful. So I've been looking into the mirena IUD and just wanted to know of any experiences with it, good or bad. I'm concerned how it would affect me having pcos.
@A myPCOSteam Member hi did the IUD end up helping you with your spotting?? I’m new here and getting it soon. Thanks!
I'm looking into an IUD, what types worked for you guys? I'm bad with the pill, I always forget to take it!
@A myPCOSteam Member I’m getting tthe Mirena soon. I’m so over trying all these birth control pills and always spotting. I’m hoping the mirena will help me not spot anymore.
Has anyone else experienced prolonged bleeding while having PCOS?? I’ve had this “period” since December 2017 and was recently put on birth control to stop the bleeding due to becoming anemic. I’ve had a Pap smear and it came back “normal”. Is there something out there (besides birth control) I can take to stop this issue?
Take medroxy progesterone when you start bleeding. It helps me.