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anyone experienced difficulty breathing with Mirena?

Has anyone experienced difficulty breathing? Is it a side effect of Mirena?
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replied September 14th, 2011
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You can experience side effects while being on contraceptive measures. If the symptoms have started after the Mirena insertion, do not ignore them. Other severe side effects include: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chills; fever; mental or mood changes (eg, depression); missed menstrual period; painful sexual intercourse; prolonged heavy menstrual bleeding; severe or persistent headache (eg, migraine); severe pain or tenderness in the abdomen or pelvis; unusual or odorous vaginal discharge; unusual vaginal swelling or bleeding. If you have one or more of any of these symptoms, you should consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician at the earliest for thorough evaluation and assistance. If indicated, you might have to get the Mirena removed and get started on suitable alternate birth control measures (preferably non-hormonal).
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