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Amanda, I am a few days post-op but before surgery, I decided that I hated my birth control pills and wanted something more permanent. So I looked into the Essure procedure. Two little nickel springs like the ones they use in heart stints are inserted in the Fallopian tubes the. Over 3 months they scar over and just like that we're 'sterile'. My doctor performed it in his office and I had it done just a week before my sleeve.

The only discomfort I had was with the implanting if the springs. Since I too had only had c-sections, they had to dilate my cervix. That cramped a bit. It also triggered a second period for the month but that wasn't bad. I bounced back pretty well afterwards.

I found this to be a better alternative to a tubal. So I go back in 3 months for a special x-ray to make sure nothing can get in or out. The best part is that I'm not being pumped full of hormones anymore and can just be me.

I wish you luck and kudos for taking more positive steps for your future.

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i would really like to know the answer to this. i still have the mirena and i love it . But i do question if that is the reason for my slow weight loss, Before surgery i went threw the dietician and lost 76 in 6 months . I am now 7 months post op and down 65 lbs i had the mirena put in 2 weeks before surgery i thought i would be down more since suregery and have wondered if mirena is stopping me from losing quickly .?? I am not complaining just would like to know

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I had my Mirena removed because of the weight gain, headaches, and low sex drive! The side affects sucked!!!

Since having it removed I feel 200% better!

I went to a web site called curezone to research if what and how I was feeling was because of the Mirena. I discovered I was not alone in what I was feeling and I was not the only one being affected by most of the side effects.

If the Mirena works for you that is great!

It doesn't work for everyone! I am happy with the decision I made.

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Amanda' date=' I am a few days post-op but before surgery, I decided that I hated my birth control pills and wanted something more permanent. So I looked into the Essure procedure. Two little nickel springs like the ones they use in heart stints are inserted in the Fallopian tubes the. Over 3 months they scar over and just like that we're 'sterile'. My doctor performed it in his office and I had it done just a week before my sleeve.

The only discomfort I had was with the implanting if the springs. Since I too had only had c-sections, they had to dilate my cervix. That cramped a bit. It also triggered a second period for the month but that wasn't bad. I bounced back pretty well afterwards.

I found this to be a better alternative to a tubal. So I go back in 3 months for a special x-ray to make sure nothing can get in or out. The best part is that I'm not being pumped full of hormones anymore and can just be me.

I wish you luck and kudos for taking more positive steps for your future.[/quote']

Thanx for the suggestion. I have a known sensitivity to nickel and my mom has a major allergy. I need to get an allergy test 1st.

Amanda Rae

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Amanda' date=' I am a few days post-op but before surgery, I decided that I hated my birth control pills and wanted something more permanent. So I looked into the Essure procedure. Two little nickel springs like the ones they use in heart stints are inserted in the Fallopian tubes the. Over 3 months they scar over and just like that we're 'sterile'. My doctor performed it in his office and I had it done just a week before my sleeve.

The only discomfort I had was with the implanting if the springs. Since I too had only had c-sections, they had to dilate my cervix. That cramped a bit. It also triggered a second period for the month but that wasn't bad. I bounced back pretty well afterwards.

I found this to be a better alternative to a tubal. So I go back in 3 months for a special x-ray to make sure nothing can get in or out. The best part is that I'm not being pumped full of hormones anymore and can just be me.

I wish you luck and kudos for taking more positive steps for your future.[/quote']

A friend had this done last year, as in 15 months ago. Had the X-ray to make sure all was blocked, and it was perfect. Her baby is 2 months old. Yep...it didn't work. They said the tubes re-grew & found a way.

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I'm into my 2nd week Mirena free. Still bleeding. The 1st week I dealt with the "Mirena Crash" and was very anxious and felt like a -0- energy slug. Now in week 2 I am moving past the anxiety and sluggishness, and now have insomnia. Is this my body regulating itself?!

Amanda Rae

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I've had my mirena for almost 2 years and hadn't had a period until after the surgery .. the Dr just said its your body going thru shock from the anesthesia.

I haven't had any issues from it that I'm aware of.. my weight loss has been steady. I hope it doesn't effect it.. I don't want to remove it... No more kiddies over here!!! 2 is enough for this momma!! Lol

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Amanda, I am a few days post-op but before surgery, I decided that I hated my birth control pills and wanted something more permanent. So I looked into the Essure procedure. Two little nickel springs like the ones they use in heart stints are inserted in the Fallopian tubes the. Over 3 months they scar over and just like that we're 'sterile'. My doctor performed it in his office and I had it done just a week before my sleeve.

The only discomfort I had was with the implanting if the springs. Since I too had only had c-sections, they had to dilate my cervix. That cramped a bit. It also triggered a second period for the month but that wasn't bad. I bounced back pretty well afterwards.

I found this to be a better alternative to a tubal. So I go back in 3 months for a special x-ray to make sure nothing can get in or out. The best part is that I'm not being pumped full of hormones anymore and can just be me.

I wish you luck and kudos for taking more positive steps for your future.

I just found this post and thanks for mentioning this. I just made an appointment to discuss getting this procedure. Really excited at the thought of getting rid of my Mirena and being off hormones.

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