How do I get an IUD in Malaysia?

The IUD can only be inserted by a specialised doctor or a gynaecologist, and can protect you against pregnancy for 3 to 5 years. However, if you change your mind and would like to have a baby, the IUD can be removed earlier. Why it’s great: You’ll be able to practice safe sex, worry free, for 3 to 5 years.

How much does it cost to get a Mirena inserted?

How much does it cost to have a Mirena inserted?

Appointment/Service Total Cost Out-of-Pocket Fee
Mirena Insertion (45 mins) $385.25 $213.40
Follow Up Consultation (up to 15 mins) $98.75 $59.00
Mirena Removal (15 mins) $113.85 $66.35
IUD Changeover (removal and re-insertion) $450 $279.75

Is Mirena good for 5 or 7 years?

Get to know the Mirena® IUD

Over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy for up to 8 years. The first and only hormone-releasing IUD that is FDA-approved to treat heavy periods—also known as heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) —for up to 5 years in women who choose an IUD for birth control.

Has Mirena been approved for 7 years?

The Mirena levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device was approved by the FDA for up to 7 years of pregnancy prevention. The intrauterine device was previously approved for up to 6 years of use.

How much does it cost to insert IUD?

Getting an IUD costs anywhere between $0 to $1,300. That’s a pretty wide range, but the good news is that IUDs can be free or low cost with many health insurance plans, Medicaid, and some other government programs. Prices can also vary depending on which kind you get.

Can I be pregnant with IUD?

You can get pregnant while using an IUD, but it’s very unlikely. Less than 1% of women with copper or hormonal IUDs get pregnant each year. An IUD should stay in your uterus to prevent pregnancy. But sometimes it can move out of place and slip into your cervix, which is below your uterus.

Does Mirena cause weight gain?

Mirena Weight Gain
But Mirena uses levonorgestrel, which is a progestin hormone. This means a small percentage of Mirena users may gain weight. According to OB/GYN Henry Dorn, studies show less than 5% of IUD users gain weight. If they do, it’s generally water weight.

How long does Mirena last?

Mirena prevents pregnancy for up to seven years after insertion. It’s one of several hormonal IUDs with Food and Drug Administration approval.

Who should not use Mirena?

liver disease or liver tumor (benign or malignant); a condition that weakens your immune system, such as AIDS, leukemia, or IV drug abuse; if you have another intrauterine device (IUD) in place; if you had an abortion or miscarriage in the past 6 weeks; or.

How long is Mirena good for?

Will my period stop with Mirena?

After you have used Mirena for a while, the number of bleeding and spotting days is likely to lessen. For some women, periods will stop altogether. When Mirena is removed, your menstrual periods should return. In some women with heavy bleeding, the total blood loss per cycle progressively decreases with continued use.

What are the long term side effects of Mirena?

There are some more serious long-term risks and complications of the Mirena IUD.

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

  • abdominal pain (especially in the lower abdomen)
  • pain during sex and urination.
  • foul-smelling vaginal discharge.
  • irregular bleeding.
  • fatigue.
  • fever.

How do I find my IUD strings?

Checking Your IUD Strings

  1. Wash your hands.
  2. Locate the cervix: While either sitting or squatting, insert your index or middle finger into your vagina until you touch the cervix.
  3. Feel for the IUD strings: They should feel like short pieces of fishing line coming through your cervix.

What is a major disadvantage of using an IUD?

Cons. They don’t protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Insertion can be painful. The upfront cost can be expensive if you don’t have insurance.

Does Mirena make your breasts bigger?

IUDs are unlikely to increase breast size because they either contain no hormones or just progestin. Birth control pills that contain both estrogen and progesterone are most likely to affect your breasts.

Does Mirena make you gain weight?

What problems can Mirena cause?

Mirena doesn’t protect against STIs . Rarely, insertion of Mirena causes perforation of the uterus. The risk of perforation might be higher when inserted during the postpartum period.

  • Headache.
  • Acne.
  • Breast tenderness.
  • Irregular bleeding, which can improve after six months of use.
  • Mood changes.
  • Cramping or pelvic pain.

Can IUD come out in toilet?

Yes, IUDs Can Fall Out
This is a rare event, but it is most likely to happen during your period. You might find your IUD when you remove your tampon or change your pad. It could also be flushed down the toilet without your noticing at all.

Can my partner feel my IUD?

Usually your partners won’t be able to feel the IUD string with their penis during sex, but every once in a while some people say they can feel it. If this happens and it bothers you or your partner, talk with your nurse or doctor — they may be able to trim the string so it doesn’t stick out as much.

Who shouldn’t get IUD?

You also shouldn’t get a Paragard IUD if you have a copper allergy, Wilson’s Disease, or a bleeding disorder that makes it hard for your blood to clot. And you shouldn’t get a hormonal IUD if you have had breast cancer. Very rarely, the size or shape of someone’s uterus makes it hard to place an IUD correctly.

What are 5 Side Effects of IUDs?


  • Headache.
  • Acne.
  • Breast tenderness.
  • Irregular bleeding, which can improve after six months of use.
  • Mood changes.
  • Cramping or pelvic pain.

Does Mirena hurt when inserted?

Is Mirena Insertion Painful? Mirena insertion is painful for some women. The pain usually goes away in minutes. Taking pain medication — either ibuprofen or acetaminophen — 30 minutes before the appointment may help manage pain during the procedure.

Does Mirena cause belly fat?

Any IUD weight gain is likely not an increase in body fat, but instead an increase in water retention. The hormone progestin may increase water retention that causes bloating, typically adding about five pounds.

Can you gain weight on Mirena?

“The studies basically show that there’s less than 5% [of IUD users] who show any weight gain, and it’s generally a little water weight.” Even with hormonal IUDs like Mirena, which emit progestin, so little of the hormone gets into your system that any effects on weight are minor, he says.

Can you feel an IUD with your fingers?

All IUDs have strings on them so your nurse or doctor can pull it out of your uterus when you want it removed. When an IUD is in the right place in your uterus, about 1-2 inches of that string sticks out through your cervix — you may be able to feel it if you put your finger deep into your vagina and touch your cervix.