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Doctor insights on: Implanon Allergy In Children

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What is the definition or description of: implanon allergy?

What is the definition or description of: implanon allergy?

Drug allergy: All medications including implanted Progesterone only contraceptives can cause allergic reactions. Immediate hypersensitivity reactions consist of hives, flushing, itching, swelling, GI symptoms, respiratory symptoms and cardiovascular effects. Delayed hsr can manifest as a bumpy red rash that itches or blisters. Is your reaction diffuse or only at site of implantation? ...Read more

Implanon Allergy (Definition)

All medications including implanted Progesterone only contraceptives can cause allergic reactions. Immediate hypersensitivity reactions consist of hives, flushing, itching, swelling, GI symptoms, respiratory symptoms and cardiovascular effects. Delayed hsr can manifest as a bumpy red rash that itches or blisters. Is your reaction diffuse or only ...Read more


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Does allergy medicine like Zyrtec lessen the nexplanon?

Does allergy medicine like Zyrtec lessen the nexplanon?

No: They don't interact, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, if you are in doubt, use two methods of birth control, as condoms in addition, good luck ...Read more

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How much does implanon cost?

How much does implanon cost?

Depends: The cost depends on your insurance coverage. The wholesale cost is about $650. I would expect placement with no insurance coverage would be > $1000. Most insurances now cover contraceptives. ...Read more

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How do I get the implanon taken out?

How do I get the implanon taken out?

Go to your gynecolog: You need to to go to your gynecologist or you may go to the planned paranthood they will help you remove it. ...Read more

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Does the implanon work? Any side affects?

Does the implanon work? Any side affects?

Yes: Implanon now called Nexplanon is one of the most effective methods around. It is considered to be about 98% effective. Irregular bleeding is common which can be frustrating but is not harmful. ...Read more

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Is the implanon still effective if it is displaced?

Is the implanon still effective if it is displaced?

Yes: As long as it is in the tissue, then it will still release its medicine. It can make it harder to remove however. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to stop the effectiveness of implanon?

Is there anyway to stop the effectiveness of implanon?

Removal: You need to have it removed. That's mainly the only effective way. ...Read more

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I have had my implanon in more than 3 years any risks?

I have had my implanon in more than 3 years any risks?

Dental Implants: Dental implants are always at risk of developing a similar infection that natural teeth can around the gum tissue that surrounds the implant. It is imperative that a patient gently clean the gum tissue daily to minimize this risk. Most implants will last a lifetime. ...Read more

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Implanon side effects, cost?

Implanon side effects, cost?

Bleeding: Irregular vaginal bleeding is most notorious side effect. Cost can be checked online. ...Read more

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Why does implanon cause spotting?

Why does implanon cause spotting?

CPU override: Your Central Processing Unit is being overridden by the implanon's hormone "feedback" to your pituitary gland. As a result, it's "keystrokes" to the endometrium are often sporadic, resulting in the computer to "freeze" (spotting). This in no way, will prevent the overall computer (body) from functioning, . Implanon will just continue to prevent a "virus" (pregnancy) but the keyboard may "freeze". ...Read more

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Dealing with implanon side effects?

Dealing with implanon side effects?

Side effect: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of implanon. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. If you have other questions regarding specific side effects then please specify in a future question. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What side effects will the implanon have?

What side effects will the implanon have?

Many: Nexplanon/Implanon is a highly effective implantable contraceptive. Effective for 3 years. Most common side effect is irregular periods in about 25% of users. Can range from no periods to daily bleeding or spotting. Breakthrough bleeding can be treated with birth control pills or estrogen but the bleeding often recurs. Weight changes, usually gain, can occur. Mood changes are not uncommon. ...Read more

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What are the main side effects of implanon?

What are the main side effects of implanon?

Change in bleeding: Many women who use implanon, a form of birth control that is implanted in the arm, find that their periods change. Some have heavier periods, some lighter, and some become irregular. Other less common side effects include mood changes, weight gain, headache, and acne. ...Read more

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Does it hurt when implanon is being inserted?

Does it hurt when implanon is being inserted?

Minimal: This procedure requires a small stick and injection of a local anesthetic that does temporarily burn for a couple of seconds or so. After the anesthetic, the insertion of the Implanon device does not cause pain. This Implanon has now been replaced by the Nexplanon device. Check with your pcp/gyn. Fairly painless procedure and excellent birth control method for many. Reliable and safe. ...Read more

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Which pill would be better to stop bleedin on implanon. Microlite or logynon?

Please ask your gyn: Or an ireland doctor, neither of those pills are used in the us and that is why I do not like Implanon for my pts because it causes a lot of unwanted break through bleeding. ...Read more

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Can implanon cause vaginitis?

Can implanon cause vaginitis?

Vaginitis: Implanon it self will not cause vaginitis. Vaginitis is caused by an imbalance in the bacteria of the vagina. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on implanon?

Can you get pregnant on implanon?

Probably not BUT: It is easy to do a urine preg test and if u are still worried the doc who put the impanon in can do a blood preg test. ...Read more

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Can the implanon make you infertile?

Can the implanon make you infertile?

No: Long acting reversible forms of contraception like Implanon or depotprovera or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud will not result in infertility. However, if you fail to conceive after stopping one of these methods then an evaluation is in order....Good luck. ...Read more

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Do you insert implanon at your office?

Do you insert implanon at your office?

Yes: Or rather, the next upgrade, nexplanon. Most offices can't order either until they've gone through a training program. A very simple, less than 5 minute process. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts growing bigger on implanon?

Why are my breasts growing bigger on implanon?

Unbalanced hormones: Implanon is progestin only and that can unbalance hormones. Estrogen is a growth hormone and too much can make all of you "grow", and even too much synthetic progestin can block your own natural Progesterone function and cause weight gain. Unfortunately breasts and then waists get weight storage first it seems. This is a common side effect and should have been explained before implantation. ...Read more

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Why am I on a continuous period with implanon?

Side effect: Nexplanon/Implanon is a highly effective implantable contraceptive. Effective for 3 years. Most common side effect is irregular periods in about 25% of users. Can range from no periods to daily bleeding or spotting. Breakthrough bleeding can be treated with birth control pills or estrogen but the bleeding often recurs. Weight changes, usually gain, can occur. Mood changes are not uncommon. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant then get the implanon fitted?

?????: After you are done with your pregnancy it can be placed, usually your OB will want you to have a post partum exam at 6 weeks and if everything is ok then can be inserted after that, it cannot be put in while you are pregnant! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have rib pain while on implanon?

Perhaps: Back pain, belly pain, and other pains have been reported. Blood clots can occur with hormonal contraceptives. If your rib/chest pain does not rapidly improve, is severe, or if you have trouble catching your breath, see your doctor right away. With breathlessness, consider going to an urgent care or er. ...Read more

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