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Anyone using the Mirena IUD have a low sex drive?

By April 24, 2009 - 1:10pm
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Low Libido

Mine is almost non existant! :o(

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(reply to Anonymous)

How long did it take to get your sex drive back after getting it removed? And did you stay off all birth controls?

February 4, 2018 - 8:27pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anna227)

I know is kind late, but I identify myself in this forum and I cant get enough.
My IUD was remove in the end of may this year, until now there is no different to me more than my normal period. I had the IUD only for a year, did broke me down, for my fortune I wasn't into a relation, so no pressure to perform to my love one. My doctor said I have to wait up to 6 month for my body release all hormones.

September 20, 2020 - 3:09pm
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Wow thank you ladies for telling all your stores. I'm a man that's 31 been with my wife for 17yrs. We have four beautiful kids. Well I come to notice that her sex drive was just not there. So we talk- and I ask her (so do you just care not to have sex) And that when she hit me with she just really have no sex drive and she keep telling me it's not becouse of me. It her iud and she can't stand it. But so on so on. Thank you again for haveing this page.

October 22, 2017 - 7:30am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

A LOT OF People are starting to realize this man. It sucks because you assume its your fault most of the time. Or your partner isnt interested anymore.

November 11, 2017 - 7:20am
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My experience has been similar to most of yours! To give everyone an idea, I am young (early 30s), in excellent health, and had a fantastic sex life up until 2-3 months ago with a man to whom I'm absolutely attracted. I have the Liletta IUD, which is a generic version of Mirena (same type and same amount of hormones). My dip in libido has coincided with the loss of my period over the 8 months that I've had Liletta. I have no period now and no sex drive, and it's been a stress on my relatively new relationship (around 8 months of being together). I'm considering getting my IUD removed and opting for something different.

October 20, 2017 - 8:41am
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Im the total opposite story, since i got my Mirena my sex drive hace increase like crazy! Now i'm only thinking about intimacy that why i start reading about the effects over the libido, but my reaction is totally opposite

October 16, 2017 - 12:42am
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After speaking to my husband and wondering what was wrong with me I decided to google and found this. I'm so happy to know that I am not alone and its not me. I love my husband and he thinks I am no longer attracted to him due the fact my sex drive......really does not exist. I used to be more spontaneous and loving and I miss that about me.

Now i know without a doubt this thing has to come out. I will not go another 5 years like this. Thank you all for being so open because I REALLY felt like it was me.

September 12, 2017 - 6:40pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

So is the only solution to take it out? I love my mirena i just want my libido back. Any pills i can take?

January 29, 2018 - 1:55am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Did you remove it?
Please share if you got you libido back again and how long time took?
Im now into my 4th period since I remove my IUD but not different more than my period return.

September 20, 2020 - 3:14pm
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Oh my goodness... thank you to all who posted here.... I have had this stupid IUD for almost two years and my world has shattered... my once loving and happy marriage has been crumbling before my eyes. I have been with my husband for 19 years and over the last two years we have had nothing but problems with intimacy. I love him more then life itself and couldn't understand why I was feeling repulsed at every advance. If he even tried to grab my boobs i felt like cringing. Haven't had sex in like 4/6 months. And any sex prior to that was not the way it should be or once was. Lost count honestly of how long in between we had nothing... no sex, holding hands, touching, kissing, etc.and didn't miss sex at all. No drive, no nothing. He has been rejected by me so much for so long that he can't do it anymore. It's gotten so bad that he started going out to the bars and meet someone in the last 2 months. No sex, but they've kissed and it hurts that he is finding passion in another because I couldn't give it to him. Now we are struggling to hang onto our marriage and family(2 kids). I have been feeling so rotten and depressed for so long about my loss of affection for my husband, that I thought after 19 years maybe it was 'just over'. Struggling so bad on how I love him so much and he is my "everything " , but feel nauseated to even think of intimacy in any fashion. I wish I had seen and thought of it being this stupid IUD before now. I fear that I waited too long to find this post and realize I'm not 'alone' because he is ready to end our marriage/family and see where this new women might take him. Sigh... I wasn't even going to post after I read all of yours, but thought I better. I hope no one else goes through what I am dealing with now. Our marriage is shattered and I fear un-repairable... I can only pray that we can work it out, but I think it's too late... I'm so broken and it's all to a stupid birth control. I have a doctors appointment tomorrow and I am having this taken out! Good luck to everyone

August 23, 2017 - 7:05pm
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