Does anyone know if I can have my Mirena removed, a Paragard installed AND a colposcopy at the same time?
Backstory: 32NP, Mirena inserted March 8 (so, just a few days shy of 5 months.) Insertion itself was OK. Since then, I've had random & ridiculous cramps not associated with my period, copious shedding, several killer ovarian cysts (which I never had before)... Oh yeah and CRAZY, as in no control of my emotions, crying all the time, hopeless, irrational- like "give that girl an I-love-me jacket" level. Admittedly, there has been some significant stress in my life, but I've never reacted to stress this was before EVER.
I was trying to give it the full 6 months settling period, as I've heard that the emotional stuff can even out as well, but I don't think my marriage will survive another month. Adding to my stress-level, I had my first ever abnormal pap in May. Things just haven't worked out for me to get in yet (I know, I know, I'm working on it.)
So, back to my question- I know that the Mirena should be able to be removed during the Colposcopy, in fact, I've read several stories about them being removed by accident during the procedure. What I don't know is if I can have a Paragard placed at the same appointment.
On one hand, I know that you can have a removal and insertion in the same day, it happens all the time. But I don't know if they can, will, or if it's even a good idea to try it. Will my cervix already be too traumatized to do the next insertion since I will probably have biopsies? They did have to use several expanders during the Mirena insertion... might it be a good idea to give my body a break anyway?
I just don't know. I am going to call the doctor's office and ask, but they are moving their main office and I can't get anyone on the phone to save my life.
Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions would be very much appreciated.