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A 20-year-old female asked:

i have been on implanon for almost a complete year and i have been having a dark brownish red discharge almost the whole time. its interfering with my sex life. is it normal? does it ever stop?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Should have : The discharge should have stopped by now. Check with your gyn to see if another oral contraceptive, iud, or cervical ring would be right for you.

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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had sex one day ago and I started to bleed a few hours after and my bleeding is a bright red em I pregnant or is that normal

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Probably not: Some bleeding after intercourse is not unusual. It doesn't represent pregnancy at all, but it also doesn't mean you aren't. If there is any question, take a home pregnancy test. As for the bleeding, it should resolve on it's own. You need to see your doctor if it persists or pain worsens.
A 19-year-old female asked:

I've been on implanon for like 1yr , & I didn't have my period at all just recently i've been having my period on regular but last month I got it twice and days after I have brown discharge ?

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