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Question: pelvic congestion and mirena coil

 kezbo - Thu May 28, 2009 6:12 pm

I was diagnosed with pelvic congestion syndrome nearly 5 years ago. Ive been in alot of pain and worse when i have been on my feet alot and eases when i have rested. Some days i can hardly walk. My consultant is not much hope he has put in the mirena coil to try to ease the pain since then Ive been having really bad belly cramps, Im so tired all the time ive been getting really bad headaches, sickness loss of motivation and for the last few weeks ive been getting a really sharp pain high up near my cervix. R these symptoms due to the coil and are there any other treatments for pelvic congestion
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:05 am

User avatar Hello,
Cramping and bleeding are common side effects in the first few months with an IUD. In most women these subside after a time. So, it could be related, but nobody can really be sure since every woman responds to these devices in her own way. Of course there is also the possibility your symptoms are not caused by either the condition or the Mirena IUD; but merely coincidental. If it continues for several months you should talk to your provider.

Best wishes.

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