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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have an implant in my left harm since 24th october 2013 & for the past 2weeks i have had bleeding only when i put presure on my stomach or vagina?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Nexplanon bleed: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of Nexplanon there is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. Irregular bleeding can be annoying but it does not mean that the method is not working. This side effect is very typical of Progesterone only birth control methods.
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