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Getting pregnant on an expired mirena

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can i get pregnant on an expired mirena (iud) ?

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replied August 3rd, 2010
Birth Control Answer A14928
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Once the expiry date is over for the IUD, it is no longer believed to have the same protective effect. You can become pregnant if such IUD is used.
Before inserting the IUD, the manufacture and expiry date is reconfirmed and then it is inserted to make sure that you get the right benefits. If the expiry date is over or is very near to the completion, then it is discarded and fresh one inserted.
For detailed discussion visit your gynecologist/healthcare provider.
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