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    Dr cant find mirena IUD strings
    An_252110 posted:
    I just went in for a pap smear and my doctor could not find the iud strings, so she ordered an ultrasound at the hospital. The ultrasound is in a couple days. I have had the mirena for 3 years. In the beginning I could feel the strings, and they seems somewhat long. But, in maybe the last year I haven't been able to feel them. There was a time I would get bad cramps, but I haven't had those in awhile and I don't know if the missing strings and the cramps relate to each other. Now that the doctor couldn't find them even after "going in a little deeper" to look for them, I'm a little worried. She told me that this doesn't happen to often, but she also asked me not to lose sleep over it. Any advice or information would be appreciated.

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