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Implanon implant stings - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my implanon contraceptive implant stings like a bee is this normal after a week of having it fitted?
Doctor :   gi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
yes it is normal
Doctor :   can i ask u few questions
User :   i have no bruising but stings every now and then like a bee and is quite uncomfortable
Doctor :  
is there any discharge?
User :   yes you can
User :   no
Doctor :  
User :   no absolutely nothing
User :   just ahole where injection went in
Doctor :   then this is normal,it takes 2 weeks to get used to IUCD
User :   ok i was wondering if i should go to my gp to get it checked
User :   didnt know if this was normal or not
Doctor :   actually not required
User :   ok
User :   how long till i feel more comfortable with it
Doctor :   2 to 3 weeks
User :   ok and is there anything i can take to make it more comfortable
Doctor :   u will also get backpain
User :   i feel quite tired as well
Doctor :   after some days ,but it is not mandatory

Doctor :  
what is the iucd u have inserted?
User :   i had implanon implant
Doctor :  
ohh ok
User :   sorry did you think it was the coil
Doctor :   no nothing like that
Doctor :  
u take tab tylenol
Doctor :  
if u are having too much of pain
User :   what is tylenol
Doctor :   it is just a pain killer

User :   can i get in pharmacy
Doctor :  
yes it is an OTC drug
User :   what is otc
Doctor :  
over the counter
User :   oh of course
Doctor :  
where u dont need any prescription
Doctor :  
to get the medicine
User :   well thankyou and this is absolutely normal then
User :   this stinging
Doctor :  
yes , but if u have any discharge
Doctor :  
which is bad smelling then u should be little cautious
User :   discharge from the arm
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok so give it 2-3 weeks then is it before going to gp
Doctor :  
then chances of it getting infected
Doctor :  
User :   it doesnt look infected at all there is nothing to see just uncomfortable
Doctor :  
User :   thanks for advice then
Doctor :  
User :   bye
Doctor :  
is there any thing else i can help u?
Doctor :  
pleads fill the feedback form
User :   no thats it thankyou was just worried about arm
Doctor :   as of now nothing to worry
User :   great
Doctor :   have u filled the feedback form?

User :   yes just done it i think
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