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does implanon make you gain weight

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Progestin (synthetic Progesterone compounds found in hormonal contraception) can make you gain some weight. Implanon is an example.
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Dr. Kathleen Trebian
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some women do gain : Some women seem to be very susceptible to synthetic hormones and experience weight gain. It is not always clear if it is fluid retention, increased ap ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is quite: possible as weight gain is a possible side effect.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Diet and exercise: All progestins can cause weight gain as a side effect. Treatment is the same for all reasons for weight gain, decreased caloric intake and increased p ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diet and excercise: You'll probably have to increase your exercise and change your diet at the very least. There are a small number of women who have to have the implano ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natarajan Raman
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
See product insert: Yes you may visit web resource http://www.Implanon-usa.Com/en/consumer/about-it/risks-and-side-effects/index.Asp.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be: Or could be from other causes , see your obgyn for an evaluation, i see a lot of side effects from implanon, i don't like them , and at your age if y ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually neither: In clinical trials these were not seen to a significant degree. Progesterone does cause an increase in appetite.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low: You may have bleeding at first with the Skyla while the receptors are being primed but this is most often in the first month. The incidence drops mont ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Exercise/Diet: I know it is difficult but only weigh you can control your body not to gain weight by cutting calories and exercising regularly to burn some clories a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some: Studies with Nexplanon showed an average 5 pound weight gain over the three years of use. if you are gaining more than that, evaluate your diet and e ... Read More

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