News & Information
At Surrey Gynaecology we make every effort to keep abreast of the latest developments in medical science and technology as well as being up-to-date with general news around gynacological matters, hormones and the menopause. Here are some items of interest:
Information for patients having Mirena coil fitted
Spotting and intermittent bleeding is extremely common and can go on for up to 3 months.
Some cramping is common after the Mirena is put in (like period pains) for which Nurofen or paracetamol/feminax etc… should be enough.
COMPLETE THE COURSE OF ANITBIOTICS
NO INTERCOURSE FOR 2 WEEKS
NO TAMPONS (TAMPAX etc) FOR 2 WEEKS
NO SWIMMING DURING THIS TIME
SHOWER BUT NO BATHS FOR THIS TIME
Any severe pains should be reported to your GP, to us in the clinic, or A & E in emergency.
Please make sure you attend for your check up.