Should I Get It Removed?
I lost my insurance a few months after getting mirena put in. I have had it for almost 2 1/2 years now. I have noticed pain during sex sometimes but that was the only thing I contributed to mirena and I still felt it was worth it. 3 days ago my husband and ... more »
I lost my insurance a few months after getting mirena put in. I have had it for almost 2 1/2 years now. I have noticed pain during sex sometimes but that was the only thing I contributed to mirena and I still felt it was worth it. 3 days ago my husband and I were having intercourse and there was a sharp pain, afterwards the pain began to get worse. Since I dont have insurance I decided to wait overnight to see if it would go away. The next morning I still had the pain and went to the ER. A sonogram showed the mirena was broken and after seeing my gynecologist she told me it had slightly punctured my uterus. She would have removed it and inserted another one, but I told her I didnt have insurance so she said I could wait and see if it healed since my pain was more dull than before. But its broken..... and it punctured my uterus..... so after I left I was wondering about infection and PID. After looking it up now I am wondering about other symptoms I have that I attributed to hormonal/body changes after having a child. I have rashes i was told was eczema, pain during sex, and extreme fatigue. However I am seeing other people complain about these things too. I like having birth control I dont need to think about and not having a period anymore, but if it is causing all these symptoms it is not worth it. the main concern is the puncturing of my uterus and risk of infection... but wouldnt at least one of the two doctors mention this if it were a risk? and has anyone had similar symptoms that can tell it isnt from having your first child? This is a big decision for me since I dont have insurance and I am a college student and I am really low on funds at this point. I would appreciate any insight. Thanks