It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Birth Control Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-12-2008, 12:48 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: MI
Posts: 20
Roses80 HB User
Mirena IUD/IUC and the strings

hi everyone

I just got a Mirena IUD/IUC on july 9th and I was wondering how many strings does it have? does it have 1 or 2 strings? because I checked the strings like a day or 2 after I got it and I felt only 1 string and I was wondering if this is normal? I read online that as long as you can feel a string or both then its in place

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 07-12-2008, 06:52 PM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 22
Synergie HB User
Re: Mirena IUD/IUC and the strings

I just got my Mirena on the 3rd. I have checked for the strings twice now and can feel both... but he told me sometimes the strings can kind of stick together, or they can separate and one can be back behind your cervix and then you might only be able to feel one.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 07-17-2008, 11:27 PM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 15
Aglaia HB User
Re: Mirena IUD/IUC and the strings

I think mine (Nova T) had 2 strings, but sometimes I could feel them, sometimes I couldn't, sometimes it was 1. I wouldn't get too concerned unless you can't feel a string for a week. There really is no place for the IUD to go other than where it was placed.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Mirena Strings harpersgirl Birth Control 5 06-16-2010 08:39 AM
mirena stuck? Sorespine Birth Control 1 04-15-2009 08:38 PM
Can't feel Mirena strings!?! lberry413 Birth Control 0 04-15-2009 03:03 PM
Mirena users...questions please miche31 Birth Control 1 11-21-2008 05:41 PM
mirena coil sazzywozzy Birth Control 2 09-28-2007 05:27 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:49 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!