Implanon

What is Implanon?

Implanon is a birth control (contraceptive) implant for women. Implanon is a flexible plastic rod about the size of a matchstick that is placed under the skin of the upper arm. It releases a low, steady dose of a progestational hormone to thicken cervical mucus and thin the lining of the uterus (endometrium). Implanon typically suppresses ovulation as well.

Questions and answers on "Implanon"

I had my implanon inserted in January of 2011, my ob told me it would be ok to leave it in until feb. However, I felt an "ovulation pain" on my left...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for the query.
Sometimes the protective effect of implanon may decrease towards the end of functional period.
But just by symptoms we...

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hi... i want to fall pregnant .. im getting the implanon taken out on thrursday after hving it in for a year... I was just wondering how long it...

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Pregnancy can occur as early as during the first week after removal of IMPLANON. Individual variations occur. In few...

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Implanon Birth control
I went to the doctor to get implanon inserted. I was not on my period as yet and so they did a pregnancy test to make sure I...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Following is my reply:

1) This is due to hormonal variations.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take...

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Recent questions on  Implanon

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hi i am on the implanon birth control and i just started going to this weight loss clinic and getting b-12 and HCG with that interfer with my birth...

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I Have had the implanon in my arm for over
year now but about two weeks ago i noticed
it feels broken. I haven't had time to
make it to my GP yet...

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I have the implanon birth control in my left arm and now have after two years began to developed cysts on my wrist below the thumb, have you heard...

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I got Implanon inserted about 4 months ago. For the past month and a half or so, I've felt many pregnancy symptoms: extreme fatigue, frequent...

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My daughter was having some cramps when she pooped a lot of red blood came out of her butt. It was the consistency of blood you have during a...

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There is a change in the skin on the upper part of the entrance to my vagina basically on top of the bone there. I have to say it's been there for...

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I am having an issue with vaginal dryness . I am on the pill Apri and just switched back to loloestrin fe. I know birth control can cause this but...

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