Mirena causing acne and horrible periods


Q: I'm a 26 year old on Mirena since May 1st of this year. My acne and cramping have gotten progressively worse since the insertion. Will this pass? The cramping starts about a week before I start bleeding and persists until my period is over. I also get headaches and a lot of bloating. Acne is worse than during my teen years throughout my face and back. I would rather stay on this form of birth control because of economic instability, but I would consider going back to the Nuvaring if necessary. What are my options?

Symptoms:  Acne, cramping

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