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13 Jul 2011

Mirena - hormonal cysts
Hi Doc, I''m 38 and had the mirena inserted 10 months ago. I now suffer from painful cysts on both ovaries (which does not seem to " go away" ). My gynae suggested a laparoscopy and if not successful, the removal of the mirena.

What do you suggest? Thank you.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The laparoscopy seems reasonable. I am not sure that the Mirena would be causing the cysts, but failing everything else, you could have it removed.
Best wishes
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