Side Effects of Mirena IUD

Are you unsure if you’re experiencing side effects from a Mirena IUD implant?  Hopefully this will shed some light on the subject.  To tell if you are or you aren’t experiencing any side effects.  It’s important to note that side effects are common.  It’s not unheard of for women to experience one or more side effects.  As always call your doctor if the side effects become a hazard to your health.


Do you find that you’re outfits no longer fit?  Have they went from just feeling tight to where you’re unable to get into them?  You’re experiencing weight gain.  It’s a side effect of Mirena.  It starts out as just a little weight gain.  It becomes more before you even know it.  It’s one of the most unpleasant side effects women experience with the Mirena IUD.  You’re going to want to tackle this side effect head on before it causes greater problems.  Weight gain can and often does lead to diseases than can be prevented.  It’s a health risk that can be avoided.

Water retention and bloating may make you think you’re gaining weight.  What you’re really doing is holding water.  You’ll recognize this by the dents in your skin.  Apply some pressure with your thumb.  Does it take some time for the dent to go away?  You’re holding water.  You may want to contact a doctor depending on how bloated you are.  It’s important to recognize this isn’t weight gain.  This is being bloated.  It can be easy to confuse the two. You can find out more about these side effects here

Bleeding is another side effect.  You may experience something that looks like old dried blood.  Kind of like what you experience at the end of a period.  This is normal for when you first have the IUD implanted.  Most women experience some bleeding after the IUD is initially implanted.  It’s nothing to be alarmed about.  Unless the bleeding becomes heavy.  Then you’ll want to contact your doctor right away.

Occasional spotting is normal.  What’s not normal is heavy bleeding.  You’re going to want to contact your doctor if you’re experiencing heavy bleeding.  This is far more common than you may think.  It’s a reason for concern if you’re experiencing this.  It’s not normal and your doctor needs to know about it.  It very well could be a sign of something much worse.  It would even mean the IUD isn’t implanted properly.  Which is something that needs to be addressed quickly. You can find out ways to eliminate your IUD side effects at

None of this is meant to scare you.  It’s important that you take all these side effects seriously.  Your health is on the line.  Side effects aren’t uncommon.  It becomes uncommon when these side effects negatively impact your life.  You have to function each and every day for your family.  If these side effects are making you to miss work or important events, then they need dealt with.  The only way they can be dealt with is by consulting your doctor.  These aren’t side effects that over the counter medication can treat.  You owe it to yourself and those that love you to take these side effects seriously.


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