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could i be pregnant on birthcontrol AGAIN?!?! please help!!
March 4, 2013 at 1:31 PM

I'm kind of panicing here and i need to know if maybe i should go and buy a PT....when i got pregnant with my son i was on the pill. i had decided that after my daughter i wasnt ready to have another child for a while. she was born in feb of son by suprise was born may 2012. he turned 10 months old yesterday. well i decided that i didnt want anymore children by suprise so my doctor told me to get the mirina IUD. i had it put in in July 2012....a month later i got really sick and was in and out of the hospital for a month (would be in for 2 weeks, out 1 week then went back for 2 more weeks) during that time i was put on a VERY strong round of antibiotics. they tried 4 different antibiotics during this time and each were the strongest they made. i cannot remember the names of them all. but once they decided that it wasnt an infection and figured out that it was an autoimmune disease they put me on a stong round of steriods for 2 months. well sometime during that time my husband and i had "done the deed". after that i didnt really have a period. i would spot which was weird for me but i put it off as a side effect of the mirina. but i've put on weight, been moody, been exsausted, been nausious and had heartburn, but once again, i've put it off as side effects. but now i swear to god that it feels like something is kicking me. im hoping to god that its just muscle spasims. is it possible to get pregnant while on the mirina after going through as much strong antibiotics like i did? i know you can on the pill...i've googled it and im getting both yes and no answers. i dont know what to do. i cant bring this up to my DH as of yet...honestly im too scared to unless i AM pregnant. has ANYONE ever had this issue? or KNOWN of anyone to have this issue? please tell me asap. i dont know what to do right now and im boarding on panic. PLEASE HELP!!


  • Janet
    by Janet
    March 4, 2013 at 3:09 PM
    My stepdaughter got pregnant on Mirana. It fell out and she didn't know it. Hopefully your not pregnant.
  • amonkeymom
    March 4, 2013 at 3:25 PM

    Yes, it's possible.  Take a test and if it's positive, see your doctor ASAP.

  • chychy841
    March 4, 2013 at 5:05 PM
    yes it's possible why did't go for pregnancy test
  • chychy841
    March 4, 2013 at 5:06 PM
    yes it's possible why dont u go for pregnancy test!
  • Diamondblue1
    March 4, 2013 at 5:12 PM
    I don't know i've never used it before. Maybe it's side effects.
  • cookinmommyof1
    March 4, 2013 at 11:49 PM
    It is possible. If you are preg it will have to be removes, which often times causes a miscarriage. Get a hpt ot call myour dr. Im nsure much of what you're experiencing can be attributed to nthe mirena. I have a friend with it and there were a couple times nshe swore she was preg but wasn't. Her dr assured her its quite common to have symptoms such as bloating, spotting, not periods on occassion, nausea, fatigue, etc. Good luck. the only way to be sure is to test
  • auntangelofsix
    March 4, 2013 at 11:58 PM
    I have no idea.
  • JohnsonMM
    March 5, 2013 at 12:07 AM
    Yes its possible. Happened to me 3 times! Miss carried the first two. The third time my Jud fell out, carried baby for 2 months after that and had yet another misscarriage! Will NEVER have one again! Painful device, horrible side effects, cysts the size of softballs and 3 heart breaking misscarriages was enough for me! Take a PT but a blood test would be better. Good luck! Hope everything turns out well!
  • RomansMommy2011
    March 5, 2013 at 9:34 PM
    Ive had those side effects too. Nausea, tired.. moody and feeling "kicks" and spotting. Turns out it was a cyst on my ovarie. Take a test first.. if it keeps up go to your obgyn and have them check you out. Good luck!
  • KJH78
    by KJH78
    March 5, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    You won't rest until you take a test or two.....I would get a test.

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