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Does Implanon Affect Muscle Growth
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
No: Implanon which is etonogestrel should not affect muscle growth or gain since it is placed just under the skin. You can read more about it here https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=4655&activesectionid=10. Tell your physician about your concerns. Ask about alternatives. Don't forget that hormonal birth control doesn't prevent sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
I had an implanon break in my arm a year ago since then, I've had hair loss, breast tenderness, severe acne and muscle aches is it from the implanon?
See a Doctor: Was the Implanon removed ? If your implant was removed than your symptoms are not from Implanon. If your Implanon is still in place, please get it removed. Symptoms of acne may be related to Implanon. I have not heard of hair loss and muscle aches as a side effect of Implanon. So, please see a doctor. ...Read more
Always been irregular, usually 2 months between each period. Got implanon rod late may 2012. I haven't had period until now 6 months later? Why?
2 days ago my nipples have been sensitive to rubbing or touch it feels soar and won't go away i've been on implanon for 2 yrs and this has nvr happend?
I was on implanon & had my af regularly. I had it removed 2 months ago & i haven't gotten my af, why?
My implanon expired July 29th haven't had the chance to get it replaced, so should I be worried that it doesn't work or the chances of me getting preg?
Decreased effectiven: The implanon does not just stop being effective at the end of 3 years. It provides greater than 99% coverage until 3 years. Its effects taper after that. Some women have coverage that lasts well into the 4th year, but its effects are tapering and you should not rely on it. ...Read more