Does mirena coil cause thrush?

How our community feel they have been impacted by thrush on mirena coil

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

82%

A bit

9%

Quite a bit

4%

A great deal

2%

A lot

2%

Out of the 520 reviews for mirena coil, 0 people (0%) reported thrush.

Reviewers that reported thrush as a side effect

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Feb 24

  •  Still using

I got the Mirena coil fitted back in august before this I was natural and not on any form of contraception for a long time. Since I’ve had the coil fitted I’ve had constant BV (bacterial vaginosis) even the antibiotics isn’t working now, I know it’s from the coil as I didn’t have any issues until this has been fitted. I am sick of it and I’m in quite a lot of discomfort because of the infection that I’ve had for weeks, I have booked in to get this removed. After doing some further research I found that you’re at risk of getting bv when you have the hormonal coil so I guess I’m just one of the unlucky ones.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
19 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Dec 23

  •  Stopped using

I bled for 6 months after the very painful insertion. My period then stopped for 5 months, and I was bleeding heavily for the last 3 months. However, I did not gain weight, get acne or have any changes to my mood. Shame about the bleeding because it would've been perfect!


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Used for 3 - 5 yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  11th Oct 23

  •  Stopped using

I loved the coil. I had minimal hormonal side affects compared to the pill and the implant. I stopped having my period which for me was a bonus. It was also great not having to think about contraception for so long. I would highly recommend the coil. I would suggest speaking with a gynaecologist if you have any side affects as some medications can cause them to be worse.


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Mirena coil common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

61% of mirena coil reviewers reported period like cramps

42% of mirena coil reviewers reported tender breasts

41% of mirena coil reviewers reported vaginal discharge

30% of mirena coil reviewers reported lower back pain

25% of mirena coil reviewers reported breast enlargement


Possible mirena coil side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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