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1/11/12 2:43 P

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I have a Mirena IUD also. I have had it since 2009 and haven't had any weight gain related issues with it. I was told by my OBGYN that the Mirena IUD's hormone dose is so minute,it should not have any effects at all with hormones.

I agree with JULMUT, the endo is the way to go. My OBGYN found the cysts and referred me to the endo, who is in charge of meds for me and everything.

**Lee**

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1/10/12 11:59 A

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i take mononessa bc and it is doing wonders for regulating my cycle. if i were you, i would see an endocrinologist. pcos symptoms are more of a metabolic issue than a reproductive issue, so an endo might be able to better figure out what is going on with the hormones and offer more effective treatment...

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1/10/12 9:55 A

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I have PCOS, and am currently on the Mirena for birth control reasons, for about 4 months now. I haven't gained any more than 5 pounds, but am 7 Months post partum, breastfeeding and was eating anything in sight, so I might not be a good comparison. It does affect your hormones, which can effect your PCOS. Mine might be counteracted by the Metformin I take.

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1/10/12 9:23 A

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A little background 9 months before I found a new GYN I had heavy periods that just wouldn't stop ( I was used to 3 days of light periods). I had a D&C and it helped for about 24 hours. My GYN suggested that I try the Mirena, it has helped but I have gained 10lbs that I cant get rid of at all. Has anyone used this method at all? If so did it help.

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