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Have implant. Had chest infection and norovirus. Taken antibiotics. Bleeding, tummy pain. Cause?

Ive had the implant for 1 year and 2 months with no bleeding whatsoever. Recently i have been bery ill with a chest infection and norovirus but im on antibiotics and recovering, about 2 days into my illness ive saw spotting when i wnt to the toilet, now im heavily bleeding and got tummy pain this has been going in for 3-4 days now! (before the implant i hardly bled it was very light and only lasted 2-3 days)... Why am i suddenly bleeding?
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Thank you for choosing Healthcaremagic.Your periods may change significantly in the first year of using a contraceptive implant. You will usually have irregular periods and may have heavy periods, shorter and lighter periods, or your periods may stop altogether. These changes may settle down after the first year of using implants, but they can sometimes continue as long as the implant is fitted.

Although these changes are not harmful, they may not be acceptable for some women. Your GP may be able to help by providing additional medication if you have prolonged bleeding.
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