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What are some pros and cons of the 5 year iud ?

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09/05/14

I had 2 different IUDs . I had Mirena for about 3 years and it was nice not to worry about birth control . It did make my periods irregual which wasn't always good . Some times they would be super light but then other times they would be super heavy and I never knoew when it was going to start . I then had Paragaurd for about 1 year and my periods were regular but extremlu heavy I felt like I was bleeding to death every month .

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09/05/14

I got the Mirena iud and it was horrible! I just had it removed about a week ago. It has awful side effects. I didn't even have it for 2 months before having it removed. I gained at least 20 lbs in that 2 months as well even though I was working out everyday. It hasn't even been a week since they removed it and I have yet to start working out again but I've already lost 5 lbs...they definitely mess with you.

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