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Continuous bleeding after using implanon on arm. Is it normal?

hello i had the implanon put in my arm about 8months ago as decided this would be good to try. it was amazing for all 8months even my periods stopped, however two weeks ago i started having periods again and they are showing no sign of stopping. is this normal? its starting to get on my nerves. also i had the implanon removed yesterday as we want to have another baby! please help
Asked On : Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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Menstrual irregularity is a prominent side effect of the implant. The occurrence of prolonged bleeding after a phase of amenorrhea denotes the hormone imbalance created by the implant. Ovulation can be expected to return in six weeks since you have had the implant removed. Please see a specialist for further evaluation and treatment if the bleeding does not subside. You may need styptics and hormones in addition to blood profile and hepatic function tests. Please maintain a healthy diet, genital hygiene and a healthy weight. Take care.
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