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Does implanon affect muscle growth?

Does implanon affect muscle growth?

Not really. : Muscle growth or wasting are not reported side effects. In theory it is a steroid and may have some affect on the hormonal axis involving muscle growth. But given that it is a progestin this is very unlikely. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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


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Does the implanon affect muscle growth or gain?

Does the implanon affect muscle growth or gain?

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

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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?

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

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Can I get pregnant if my implanon expired, but hasn't been removed yet ?

Can I get pregnant if my implanon expired, but hasn't been removed  yet ?

Yes: While the company probably put enough hormone in for some carry over, it either needs to be replaced or you need to start a new method. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Implanon can cause a: Amenorrhea your doc who put it in should ahve told u that if u were my pt you would ahve known that, but i would do an exam and blood work and an ultrasound to make sure nothing esle is going on. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Nipple cream: Try an over the counter nipple cream. There are many many options. It sounds as though you think you might be pregnant since you mentioned implanon. Check a home pregnancy test if concerned although very unlikely on implanon. ...Read more

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I was on implanon & had my af regularly. I had it removed 2 months ago & i haven't gotten my af, why?

I was on implanon & had my af regularly. I had it removed 2 months ago & i haven't gotten my af, why?

Depends: If you had normal cycles before Implanon then cycles should resume. If always irregular then not surprising. I would see specialist to make sure no other issues (thyroid etc). ...Read more

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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?

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

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I had my implanon remved on 4.24.13 and 2 weeks ago, i had light pink dschrge once and i haven't had it again or any signs of a prd. Do i wait until 5.24?

May take awhile : It may take a few months for your menstrual cycles to go back to normal after Implanon removal. It is important to know that you are fertile now though so start another form of birth control if you do not want to be a teen mom. ...Read more

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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