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i have had my implanon ofor a little more than 3 years what are my consequences and risks for not removing it at the exact 3 year period

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: It is recommended that the Implanon be removed after three years of use. You should not rely on it for contraception if you have had it in for more t ... Read More

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Dr. Navita Modi
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple reasons : There can be multiple reasons ,do a pregnancy test and check some hormonal panel with your obgyn and also do imaging
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Implanon side effect: It has been described. Why so late, nobody knows. Check levels of fsh and lh to make sure you are still protected.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: Some reports cite a delay in returning to baseline fertility after removal of hormonal implants. Add that to the average wait for a desired pregnancy ... Read More
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Dr. J. Richard Shih
27 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sudden bleeding: Even with uterus removed, it is possible to have spot bleeding.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Having irregular periods is common on implanon. So to occasionally have a period when usually you don't is ok.
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Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: These sorts of birth control tend to eliminate your period entirely as time goes on. If you are feeling particularly anxious about it, home tests are ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See your GYn: Because you have not had a period for such a long time. Much tissue has accumulated in your uterus which is now being shed. Would see your gyn to con ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Do you have the Implanon or Nexplanon?

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