About 3 days ago I had the Mirena IUD inserted. Right after I got it inserted I checked the strings and could feel them fine. Yesterday I went to check the strings again only to find that they are much shorter. I can only feel just the very tips of the strings sticking out. Is this something I should be concerned about or does the device settle in deeper after insertion? Could it have come out of place?
24 Feb 2013
You should get it checked but don't freak out yet.I lost my strings all together and when I went to the doctor the strings had just sort of rolled up inside so that they were out of my reach. They also checked it with ultrasound and it was fine. I have had mine for 4 years.
- Mirena Information for Consumers
- Mirena Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Mirena (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I was told that the strings just had to be cut down. But the strings are actually leaving marks on him. That's not supposed to happen right?
2 answers • 23 Aug 2011
... months were okay but the last 3 have been hell. When I went to get a check up on the strings I had to rush to get an emergency ultrasound because ...
1 answer • 10 Apr 2013
... problems with it before expect that when I first got it, it moved a little too far up. My Dr said that it was okay. I was never able to check it ...
1 answer • 12 Oct 2013
I have had the mirena IUD for about 10 months now. And it has given me a lot of problems. I had it put in I think 6 weeks after I had my son. They ...
1 answer • 1 Mar 2015