Does kyleena coil cause hair loss?

How our community feel they have been impacted by hair loss on kyleena coil

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None or not sure

94%

A bit

3%

Quite a bit

3%

A great deal

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Out of the 114 reviews for kyleena coil, 0 people (0%) reported hair loss.

Reviewers that reported hair loss as a side effect

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
37 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  13th Jan 24

  •  Stopped using

Made me feel agitated and down most the time. Lost a lot of hair. Had that feeling of you’re about to come on your period but my period never came. Just spotting and heavy discharge. I have ADHD and this contraception definitely didn’t agree with me.

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Used for 3 - 6 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  13th Nov 22

  •  Stopped using

When I had the Kyleena IUS inserted it was incredibly painful, I had debilitating cramps that lasted around 8-10 hours after the procedure. My first bleed was very heavy and lasted for almost 2 weeks, the next one was lighter and by the third I had lost my periods. Once every few months I would have pains so bad that it felt like someone was stabbing me in my abdomen and I could not move, not even painkillers would relieve this. I felt like my sex drive was completely killed, if I did try any kind of penetration I had that same cramping and ocassionally I bled after sex.


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
33 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Nov 22

  •  Still using

I have had Kyleena for 6 months now. I will be getting it removed next week. Insertion wasn't too awfully bad, but I have had two children. For someone who has not had children, it's likely to be painful for you, but a very quick process. The main reason I am getting removed is I have gained 15 lbs. since insertion with no changes to my diet. I believe it is mainly water weight and not fat, but I am short and this is unhealthy for me as I am already slightly overweight for my height. I have also noticed an increase in oil production in my skin and hair. I had awful acne the first few months, but it did subside with acne treatment. I have noticed that my hair is thinning as well. I was diagnosed with PMDD last year and I feel like Kyleena has intensified my symptoms leading up to when I would have a period. I don't bleed every month on Kyleena which is nice, but still experiencing PMDD symptoms. I will be going back on hormonal birth control in conjunction with my antidepressant that I am taking to treat my PMDD. I really did have high hopes for Kyleena as it is low maintenance and a low dose of hormones, but it is just not a fit for my body. Every body is different, so what may not work for one, may work for you!


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Kyleena coil common side effects

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77% of kyleena coil reviewers reported period like cramps

54% of kyleena coil reviewers reported tender breasts

47% of kyleena coil reviewers reported vaginal discharge

33% of kyleena coil reviewers reported lower back pain

31% of kyleena coil reviewers reported breast enlargement


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