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6 months amenorhea and on Implanon - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   hi i need to know if bad cramping is a sign of pregnancy
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
Doctor :  
ok
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when was your last menstrual period?
User :   6 mnths ago
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where are you having the cramps?
User :   lower stomach and bad back pains too
Doctor :  
ok
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have you checked your home urine pregnancy test?
User :   i feel like im about to start my period but i havent yet and i have been like this for 2 weeks
Doctor :  
ok
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i suggest you to first check the pregnancy test
User :   i cant afford any tests!!
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in case it comes positive then you will need to take prenatal vitamins
User :   i have been throwing up too.
Doctor :  
atleast do a home urine pregnancy test using a kit to confirm/rule out pregnancy
Doctor :  
or get a physical examination done by your doctor
User :   can i get pregnant with this birth control in my arm?
Doctor :  
whenwas that put for you?
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and what is it ?
User :   two years ago
User :   implanon
User :   hello
Doctor :  
ok
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what was the strength of the implant that was put?
User :   i have no idea! it is only supposed to last 3 years
Doctor :  
it does have a failure rate of 0.05%
Doctor :  
This means that about 1 in 2,000 women using Implanon will become pregnant over the course of one year of its use.

Doctor :   is the implant still palpable in your arm?
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