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A 30-year-old female asked:

Hi i had my implant removed 3 weeks ago. it was inserted 3 years ago and it stopped all periods. when i can expect them to return and to ov as ttc?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Can return: as soon a 1 cycle or could take up to 6 months.
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Few weeks: It is difficult to anticipate one's return to ovulation. You have to expect that your body will do the usual and return to normal menses in a few weeks, so you must use protection if you are not quite prepared. If you are ready to conceive, take your prenatal vitamins and go for it. Sometimes, it may take longer than you wish for. Be patient. Don't be surprised if you are pregnant before bleeding.

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