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A 23-year-old female asked:

I had the implanon taken out approximately eight weeks ago. last month i took three morning after pills, i then got my period like normal. except now, two weeks later, i have heavy bleeding like a period again. could this possibly be a result of all the h

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Unpredictable: it is possible that amount of hormone received from the 3 morning after pills may have made your uterine lining fragile and therefore cause bleeding. during this bleeding, it is possible that you ovulating and in the week where is the egg wasn't fertilized, you then experienced another please which was more likely your period. over time your body will normalize. Consider better birth control thoug
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