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    IUD Expired?
    Zaq0987 posted:

    I have had my Minera IUD for a little over 4 years. I normally would have periods only 4-6 times a year. In the last 2 months I have had 4 periods. I know when I had the IUD placed they said it would be good for up to 5 years. Has it expired or would something else possibly be causing this?

    Please help.
    georgiagail responded:
    A more important question is does four episodes of bleeding in 2 months all represent menstrual periods or is there another medical reason for all this bleeding.

    Even without the IUD it is not normal to have four episodes of bleeding in a 2 month timeline.

    Zaq0987 replied to georgiagail's response:
    Hi Gail,

    I did call and make an appt with my doctor a month ago. the soonest they said they could get me in was mid nov. I did call this morning and they had a cancellation for tomorrow. I will be going to see them tomorrow!
    georgiagail replied to Zaq0987's response:
    Good going!


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