Q&A Category: IUD

How small is too small when sounding the uterus? #409/14

Now that we are putting intrauterine devices (IUDs) in nullips, how small is too small when sounding the uterus?  The current Planned Parenthood answer is less than 6 cm.  But we just had a young woman sounding 5 ½ cm. The lowest sounding depth...

I am not sure Mirena is the method for me… #412/14

Hi, I had my Mirena for 5 years with no problems. I went to a new doctor this past Monday to have it removed and have a new one placed.  I have never had any children/pregnancies, so the first placement was pretty difficult/painful, but manageable. This second...

Does the Mirena IUD help women with endometriosis? #402/14

What is your opinion on using the Mirena IUD to help women with endometriosis?  An OB/GYN I work with believes Mirena benefits women with endometriosis.   Ovulation suppression sits at the bottom of the list of ways in which the levonorgestrel IUD, Mirena,...