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Is it normal to have bleeding after 3 weeks of implanon insertion ?

I got the implanon inserted nearly 3 weeks ago during the 3rd day of my period. Since the middle of last week, I have had spotting (I am not sure if this is my period or not as it was never this light and dark - this would mean I have had my period twice in a month). Is this normal?
Asked On : Sun, 29 May 2011
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Welcome to implant like a oral pill has hormones released at regular intervals into the blood so are the effects.The spotting,no to slight period to missed period are signs of the implant working.It will take a while for you to get adjusted ,meanwhile if you experience severe cramps,heavy clots in menses or any distressing symptoms please consult a doctor as early as possible.
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