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Question: pelvic pain and i have the mirena iud


 ms008 - Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:23 pm

i have been having pelvic pain and i couldnt feel my mirena strings so i went to the doctor. they did an ultrasound and saw the mirena and a lot of free fluid but that was all they said. is this normal?? i have also been having headaches, nausea, and fatigue and loss of appetite.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:39 pm

User avatar Hello,
Since you have determined that the IUD is still safely in place the free fluid is likely resultant from a ruptured ovarian cyst (quite common and nothing to worry about). Your body will likely absorb the fluid and it will cause no damage.

Best wishes.

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