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On implanon, irregular periods, dark brownish bleeding, hair sheds terribly. Could i be pregnant?

hi I ve been on implanon birth control since February, I was bleeding every one to two week and its stopped for about two weeks. Now, this is the second day I m experiencing dark brownish bleeding? What could it indicate. I ve also had lemon cravings and my hair sheds terribly. I don t think I m pregnant but what could it mean?
Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
irregular bleeding is common side effect of implanon,
in some women brownish to blackish discharge can also be seen,
according to literature loss of hair is rare side effect of implanon,
in pregnancy normally hair will not shed as there will be elevated hormonal protection.
but as there is 1% failure rate for implanon, you can once take blood test for pregnancy after consulting gynecologist which will rule out the cause.
take care.
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