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Sudden onset of stomachache, burning in neck and chest, throbbing below eye. On implanon birth control, smoking addict. Cause?

Hello, I am 21, I am a female. I suddenly have been experiencing stomache, chest, and neck burning and a painful throb my lower left side of my eye. I have been experiencing this for two days straight now. The throbbing by my eye is on and off. However, the burning of my stomach, chest and neck continues. I was laying down in bed and my chest felt a little tight and then the burning accured. For about an hour my chest and neck felt numb. I have endometriosis and I am on implanon birth control for that. I don t think that has to deal with what I am experiencing though. I also smoke cigarettes.
Asked On : Tue, 6 Nov 2012
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One of the rare but serious adverse effects of implanon is the formation of blood clots, leading to symptoms like severe chest/abdominal/pelvic pain, numbness/tingling/burning sensation in limbs etc. Smoking increases the risk of developing blood clots. Hence please consult your doctor immediately. Also please consider cutting down on or quitting smoking.

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Answered: Mon, 17 Jun 2013
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