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Doctor insights on: Can Birth Control Implanon Cause Infertility Problams

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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Can the birth control, implanon cause depression?

Can the birth control, implanon cause depression?

Implanon: When considering this medication, you need to tell your doctor if you have history of depression. Implanon can cause symptoms of depression such as mood changes, sleep problems, weakness, feeling tired. ...Read more

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I have been having a creamy pink discharge for approximately 2 weeks. I got implanon birth control 3 months ago. What is the likely cause(s)?

I have been having a creamy pink discharge for approximately 2 weeks. I got implanon birth control 3 months ago. What is the likely cause(s)?

Implanon: One of the common side effects of Implanon is irregular periods. This includes prolonged spotting such as what you are experiencing. Unless you are having pain or vaginal itch or irritation (which might mean an infection) this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What medicines, drugs, or remedies can cause implanon birth control to fail?

What medicines, drugs, or remedies can cause implanon birth control to fail?

Improper placement: most common reason for failure is improper placement of the implant. There are theoretically many medications and substances that can interfere with the livers processing of the hormone in the implant. However, these are theoretical. Recommend you see your doctor to ensure the implant is placed properly. If pregnant with the implant, make sure you see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get off of my period for atleast two days while im on it. Im on the birth control implanon, which causes my periods to be irregular. Help?

How can I get off of my period for atleast two days while im on it. Im on the birth control implanon, which causes my periods to be irregular. Help?

Implanon: Your implant is effective at what it does, but is well-known for being associated with abnormal bleeding, which can be lighter than normal or, in your case, heavier and irregular. The implant is said to be good for 3 years - i don't know how long you have had it, but if you want more regular "periods, " you might want to discuss your options and alternatives with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Ormy daughter has a implanon for birth control..What are some side effects and could it cause an elevated heartrate or panic attacks?

Ormy daughter has a implanon for birth control..What are some side effects and could it cause an elevated heartrate or panic attacks?

Unlikely but possibl: Since it secretes hormones, this may have some affect on autonomic nervous system, most likely preexisting anxiety/ your board certified OB should have explained risks and benefits prior to implant. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cysts, I am not pregnant at all.my lower abdomen is super hard,could my cyst cause this..plus I'm on birth control implanon?

I have ovarian cysts, I am not pregnant at all.my lower abdomen is super hard,could my cyst cause this..plus I'm on birth control implanon?

Yes: It could be from the ovarian cysts or even from constipation or some other issue. Be sure to follow up with your physician, especially if there is tenderness. ...Read more

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Is the implanon recommendable ? Is it the right choice for birth control?

Is the implanon recommendable ?  Is it the right choice for birth control?

Contraception choice: The right choice for birth control is the one that works for you. There are many types of birth control including oral contraceptives, implantable forms like implanon, or injectable forms like depo-provera. Other forms include NuvaRing or iuds. Condoms are the only ones that prevent transmission of stds. Pick the best one for you, and talk to your family practice physician. ...Read more

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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


Implanon (Definition)

Implanon is birth control method manufactured by merck pharmaceuticals. It is a single rod implant that is inserted under the skin in the forearm. It is a Progesterone containing long acting contraceptive with a duration of ...Read more