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Old 06-16-2012, 06:15 PM   #4
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Re: Mirena and weight gain?

Originally Posted by jjgammon View Post

I wanted to like the Mirena, but honestly, it just doesn't work for me. It made me gain weight (50lbs in less than a year), have horrible mood swings, have acne like a teenager, and have random spotting/light bleeding spells anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months apart. I gave up and called to see about getting it removed, only to find out that medicaid wouldn't cover it. So in the end I got so desperate I pulled it out myself.
Omg I've had similar problems!! I would go through bleeding spells then nothing for months! I just feel like condoms aren't good enough.. mainly because that's how my son was conceived.

If I could afford it, I would reserve some of my eggs and then get my tubes tied..
I am a single mom, to my wonderful son 9/27/2010 I in my free time. I am doing what I can to support myself and my son.
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