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Does Norplant Cause Prolonged Menstrual Bleeding?

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Posted on Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Question: iam a 37 year old female 5'7 160. in good health and active. store manager on my feet 8 _10 hours a day 6 days a week the past months ive been having a period every other week lasting about 5days. my recent period lasted 9 days on the 5th day bleeding was sop 0 heavy i wentthru 4super tampons within 3hrs.after 4 days ive started my period aga.
i have the norplant for birth control july 2018 is the removal date.im not feeling weak or having a real pain. . in. october 2012 ti had the leep procedure performed in which was said to be a success.
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Answered by Dr. Sheetal Agarwal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Hello user,Do not worry.

Detailed Answer:
Hello user.

In my opinion you should visit your gynecologist and remove norplant after consultation.Because one of the side effect of norplant is prolonged menstural bleeding.Do cbc and sonography.



Thanks.
You can ask if any further query.
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Does Norplant Cause Prolonged Menstrual Bleeding?

Brief Answer: Hello user,Do not worry. Detailed Answer: Hello user. In my opinion you should visit your gynecologist and remove norplant after consultation.Because one of the side effect of norplant is prolonged menstural bleeding.Do cbc and sonography. Thanks. You can ask if any further query.