Does mirena coil cause vaginal dryness?

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

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

78%

A bit

12%

Quite a bit

6%

A great deal

2%

A lot

2%

Out of the 510 reviews for mirena coil, 0 people (0%) reported vaginal dryness.

Reviewers that reported vaginal dryness as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 3 - 5 yr
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  19th Feb 24

  •  Still using

For the most part, I love the mirena and of contraceptives I have tried, it’s my favourite by far. I like that you don’t have to think about it too much aside from checking the strings. It doesn’t have an impact on my mood like others did. The only drawback is random cramping I get with it that feels quite unexplained and not tied to my cycle. It can be quite sore and after reading other women’s reviews online, it seems quite common but like a lot of contraception symptoms, unexplained.

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Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 6 - 12 mo
38 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  21st Jan 24

  •  Stopped using

The insertion was not as bad as I expected, I was really optimistic afterwards. However within 4 weeks of having it fitted I had gained 14lbs and all periods had stopped which threw me off a little.


Top side effects not reported

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0 comments

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!


Top side effects not reported

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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

43% of mirena coil reviewers reported tender breasts

42% 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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