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... The main difference between the copper and mirena is that the mirena has some localized hormone and the copper doesn't have any hormones. ... (8 replies)
... I would like to get off of them, as I'm sick of the side effects. I'm considering an IUD, and am trying to decide between the copper and the progestin. ... (8 replies)
... I had a Mirena for a year and a half. Hormonal birth control just isn't for me and I had it out this spring. I would recommend going with the copper IUD. ... (8 replies)

... I chose Mirena over a copper IUD as I tend to have very heavy, painful periods anyway and the doctor said the copper was likely to make that worse. ... (8 replies)
... I have also heard that you can buy or get a paragard or mirena on a payment plan or with reduced cost directly from the manufacturer. ... (8 replies)
... I've had Mirena for a year and a half and still have spotting, irregular bleeding. I'm 43 and hoped this would work out great. ... (8 replies)
... menapause' to try and let her body settle down. Doc said it was the Mirena that caused problems in first place. I'd maybe get second opinion. ... (8 replies)
... I'm debating one or the other as well. My problem is I was on the depo shot which was great for slowing my periods and PMS but HORRIBLE with the acne! The Mirena has the same hormones as the depo shot. ... (8 replies)
... I LOVE my Paragard!! I have been on it since I was in my 20's and would never go on anything else (I'm 36 now). Mine ran about $400 and its good for 10 years. (8 replies)
... Well, I went for my six week apointment, and all systems are go. My doctor said that I can have my IUD placed on the 27th of this month. She told me that she was thinking about giving me the Mirena IUD, but I was thinking of the copper instead. ... (5 replies)
IUD vs Pill
Sep 25, 2006
... em for you, though, you may want to try the NuvaRing, as it's less of a commitment than an IUD, and you only have to change it once a month. Or, you could try a Mirena IUD. ... (6 replies)
IUD vs The Pill
Jan 20, 2006
... The first few days after an IUD insertion, I was crampy. Today though, the 4th day I've had my IUD, I dont have any cramps, and didnt need any Aleve. ... (9 replies)
... a reasonable option due to the fact that no hormones are used, where as with the mirena there is a constant level of progesterone being delivered. ... (1 replies)
... And just to let you know, most people I've come with IUD's I've across have copper IUD's. The ratio is something like 4 Mirenas to 70 copper IUD's. From my personal experience. ... (5 replies)
... Don't quote me on this, but doesn't the bleeding go back to normal after a few cycles with a Copper T? ... (5 replies)
... I guess the reason for getting the hormonal IUD would be to have the same effects but without having to remember to take a pill every day? ... (5 replies)
... the Mirena IUD, you may not even experience a period at all, just need a lightdays liner for a couple of days. ... (5 replies)
IUD vs The Pill
Jan 19, 2006
... I got my IUD Tuesday.. I got the Paragard. ... (9 replies)




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