Kyleena coil and vaginal discharge

How our community feel they have been impacted by vaginal discharge on kyleena coil

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Out of the 116 reviews for kyleena coil, 54 people (47%) reported vaginal discharge.

Reviewers that reported vaginal discharge as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 3 - 6 mo
42 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Jun 24

When first inserted 3 months ago the cramps lasted for about 2-3 weeks inconsistently and occasionally get random ones between cycles, I still get occasional spotting for 1-2 days and periods now last longer than before (originally 3-4 days, now about 4-6 days, sometimes they stop then start again over two weeks). The most frustrating thing is not being able to predict when your period will start, they are getting lighter, but I had hoped they would stop. Also a note on insertion, I know this is all recommended beforehand but make sure you take the pain killers, only local anaesthetic is applied which seemed like it made no difference. You will likely have cramps for at least two weeks or longer whilst it settles down.

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Decreased sex drive

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th May 24

I started it after changing from the copper coil. Having previously had no issues with the mirena coil i thought this would be fine but instead i got constant spotting, bled after sex, had a painful and irritated cervix and lost my sex drive.

Somewhat negative mood

2 more effects

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  4th Mar 24

Getting the kyleena coil inserted was quite painful. I got very intense cramps the moment it was inserted and I felt quite light-headed and a bit sick. The cramping lessened a bit after 5 mins or so but continued for the next few days. I bled for a few days after insertion but it wasn't heavy or anything. Positives: My periods became super light. I barely needed to use any period products - I would just wear period pants for the first 2 days then use nothing. Negatives: Cramping leading up to my period got worse. I got quite bad breast tenderness - a symptom I'd never had prior to the coil. I seemed to get thrush more frequently than before and also had a lot of vaginal dryness. The main negative for me was that I would start getting extremely anxious 1-2 weeks before my period was due. I'd regularly break down crying, read too much into things that people said, be very self-conscious, constantly worry about everything and not want to go out to any social events. I had never experienced anything this extreme before getting the coil. The doctor told me these feelings didn't have anything to do with the coil (she did say there's a small chance it amplified feelings that were already there. I chose to take the coil out anyway just to see, for my own peace of mind. It's like night and day. I got the coil out while I was on my period and the weeks leading up to my next period I did not experience any of these symptoms, and this has continued to be the case since I got the coil out 7 months ago.

Very negative mood

2 more effects

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Kyleena coil common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

78% of kyleena coil reviewers reported period like cramps

55% of kyleena coil reviewers reported tender breasts

47% of kyleena coil reviewers reported vaginal discharge

33% of kyleena coil reviewers reported lower back pain

30% of kyleena coil reviewers reported breast enlargement

Possible kyleena coil side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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