Posted by: Miss N | 2008/11/24

Mirena &  sex

Hi doc,

I' ve had the Mirena for 6 months now, my periods at first were very irrefular but now everything is back to normal. However, this month I had them a week earlier &  they finished off in time, 4 days like they usually do, the following week though whenever I had sex I' d experience some spotting the day after. I' ve never experienced such issues after sex before since putting in the Mirena. What could the problem be?

Another thing, its been 6 months &  my moods are still haywire. Should I go back to my gynae or to a psychologist to prescribe something? This is really ruining my relationship with hubby.

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Our expert says:
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Irregular spotting is one of the side effects of the Mirena. You should have regualr pap smears to exclude any other problems though.
I don't think that there is really a solution to the moods, but see what your gynae says.

Best wishes

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