I had it removed and most of the side affects have gone away or are no longer as severe as they were. I'm still irritable and having mood swings but I'm figuring it's going to stay that way till all the hormones from the past 10 months are out of my body. They've put me on another form of birth control, although I wish he wouldn't of put me on any hormonal birth control. We'll see how this one works. And of course the Dr. said the mirena couldn't cause anything that it was all "poppy cock"