Cystic Ovary with IUD

posted 1 year ago in Wellness
Post # 2
2446 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

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meg09002 :  ovarian cysts are extremely common with iuds. I had mirena and had complex cysts in both ovaries about 3 years in, they went away on their own.

Post # 3
734 posts
Busy bee

Were you on the BC pill before? Often, women who were on the pill or other hormonal BC that switch to Mirean/Skyla ( I have Mirena) think the IUD causes them, but it’s actually the low dose of hormones that’s letting the cysts form.

BC pills have a higher level of hormones in them which is used to control and minimize cysts. When you switch to an IUD, those hormone levels are drastically lower.

I have had cysts come up even on BC pills because I have PCOS and possible endo. Definitley do notice the cysts more, but manageable.

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