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How Is The Implanon
Depends.: Implanon removal should be covered under insurance, but you might have a copay. If you're in a high deductible plan, call your doctor's office and ask. They usually give discounts for cash paying patients. You can also try a federally qualified health center or county clinic if you don't have insurance - and will usually remove for free or minimal charge. Good luck! ...Read more
Variable: Weight gain is caused by many things other than implanon. If it has been two months after Implanon has been removed and you have not lost weight then it was probably not from the implanon. Weight gain is generally caused by consuming more calories then you are burning off. Keep a food diary and consider starting an exercise program is a good way to start a healthy weight management program. ...Read more
Try calling around..: A woman who needs Implanon removed can call the local planned parenthood (they might know who removes them and how much is charged). Local clinics that care for low income persons may also have information. If a person is a teen, there may be charitable teen clinics in the area. ...Read more
How soon after implanon will my periods regulate? I tried tc right away its been 6mo and no luck. Should I use another bc to normalize my periods?
Maybe: If it's been 6 months with the Implanon and you're still experiencing breakthrough bleeding (bleeding when it's not time for your period) then some women do take a low dose birth control pill to help stabilize the endometrium of the uterus and lessen this annoying bleeding pattern. ...Read more
How does the implanon change the lining of the uterus? How long after will i be able to have kids?
Use protection: Implanon protects against pregnancy, but not stds so use protection if that is a concern. The drug hormone released makes the uterine lining less friendly for a fertilized egg to implant. The Implanon website is a good one. Read it for further information, but it states you can conceive during the first week after Implanon is removed. ...Read more
Implanon works by: An implantable form of birth control, Implanon provided very effective (99.95%) birth control for at least 3 years. It is usually implanted under the skin in the upper arm. Implanon contains the hormone, etonogestrel (progestin) , which is slowly absorbed into the body over a 3 year period. Etonogestrel causes a woman's body not to release eggs from the ovary, thus there is no egg to fertilize. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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