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Conception after coil removal ?

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Hi. I am 21 years of age and i have 2 kids. I am currently trying for a baby with my partner. i had the coil in for 2 years and have had it removed for 7months and have been trying for a baby since and no luck, can the mirena coil affect me getting pregnant, as I never had any problems before concieving my 2 children when I didnt have Mirena coil before?? please help! also my periods only last 2 days, every month, and this month (feb 2010) i got my period on a tuesday (3rd feb) and they finished fri (5th feb) and i had no blood at all and on sunday (7th feb) i had spotting which lasted 2 days, could this spotting mean I am pregnant? i know u can get your pregnant while you are preg at the beginning, but could this mean I am pregnant? please help! thanks.


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replied February 10th, 2010
Am I Pregnant Answer A9905
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

You had the Mirena IUD for two years before removal. After removal about 80% women conceive within 12 years. So, some may take longer to conceive. Improper hormone balance and infection are the two main causes for not conceiving. Since you had a short period and have been potting take a pregnancy test and see.

If pregnancy is ruled out then other causes of spotting such as hypothyroidism, cervical dysplasia, cervical polyps, cervicitis (infection/inflammation of cervix), vaginitis (infection/inflammation of vagina), cervical and uterine cancer, uterine fibroids, hormonal imbalance as in polycystic disease of the ovary, STDs and stress will have to be ruled out.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist and get yourself examined once. Hope this helps. Take care!



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