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Doctor insights on: Implanon Fitting

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Could properly fitted dental branemark implants ever come loose?

Could properly fitted dental branemark implants ever come loose?

Depends: Rarely does this happen. However, so much depends on the restoration placed on them AND the very careful routine monitoring of that and maintenance, both daily and professionally. All implant restorations should be checked for the bite contacts at every cleaning - at least every 4-6 months- and appropriately adjusted. These are not like tooth supported restorations and require special attention. ...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


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Should i wear a condom with mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Should i wear a condom with mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is very effective at pregnancy prevention. However, only condoms protect against stds. If stds are a concern to you, you should use condoms in addition to the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. ...Read more

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Could I use tampons with mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Could I use tampons with mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Yes: While it is generally recommended that nothing be in the vagina for the first week after mirena, (levonorgestrel) after that tampons are safe to use. ...Read more

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What is the best birth control nuva ring? Implannon? Pill? Shot? Mirena (levonorgestrel)?

What is the best birth control nuva ring? Implannon? Pill? Shot? Mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Best birth control: The answer depends upon the side effects that you may have, and the method of administration. I suggest choosing one, and if you are unhappy with it then change to another method. ...Read more

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I'm 16 with the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. I've been having sore breasts and spotting. Is this normal?

I'm 16 with the mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. I've been having sore breasts and spotting. Is this normal?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD: Tender breasts ; spotting are very common ; normal side effects from the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. The spotting usually mellows out after about 4-6 months so try to be patient. The benefits of the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud usually outweigh the risks and side effects. Research is strong that using a long acting contraceptive that doesn't require you to do anything is an excellent choice for preventing poorly timed pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can ur period be late while on the mirena (levonorgestrel) device?

Can ur period be late while on the mirena (levonorgestrel) device?

Yes: Light, late or no periods are expected on mirena (levonorgestrel). Up to 50% of women have no periods on mirena (levonorgestrel). Enjoy the freedom. ...Read more

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How long can pre cum survive in the vagina? Have mirena (levonorgestrel) coil and being removed on 6th November and having implant fitted

How long can pre cum survive in the vagina? Have mirena (levonorgestrel) coil and being removed on 6th November and having implant fitted

Here are some ...: Sperms in pre-cum fluid is very low and much lower than the desirable count for fertilization, they will survive for 3-5 days like that for those inside ejaculated semen. So, the likelihood to become pregnant is extremely low. However, due to political correctness and self protection, no professionals will say something in 100%. Nonetheless, do HPT soon after missing the expected period. More? ask ...Read more

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Can I wear shape enhancing under garments while pregnant?

Can I wear shape enhancing under garments while pregnant?

Why would you do it?: The pregnant abdomen is such a strong symbol of youth, health, life and hope that it should not be a problem to anyone. Tight binding of the uterus is not only uncomfortable but also potentially restrictive to the fetus. ...Read more

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Orthotic 4 overpron+bun use 2 wear aa shoe age+bunin med now.Heel back of heel ankle still slim use gel heeliner in all shoes even if think shoe fits?

Orthotic 4 overpron+bun use 2 wear aa shoe age+bunin med now.Heel back of heel ankle still slim use gel heeliner in all shoes even if think shoe fits?

Overkill: No, although the orthotic can address overpronation, no need for an extra heeliner. This will make the shoe too tight and uncomfortable and may actually exacerbate the bunion pain. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How painful is mirena (levonorgestrel) coil removal? When will my periods return after having mirena (levonorgestrel) removed?

How painful is mirena (levonorgestrel) coil removal? When will my periods return after having mirena (levonorgestrel) removed?

See below:: If the doctor can see the IUD string on exam, its usually not at all painful to have it removed. If the string is not visible, there is a little more discomfort because the doctor will have to reach up inside the uterus to grab the IUD or the strong. Most women start having their period within 4 weeks of having the IUD removed. Frequently there is a heavy period quite soon after removal. ...Read more

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Could mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD cause weight gain?

Could mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD cause weight gain?

No: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) uses a very small amount of Progesterone that only affects the uterus and cervical mucus. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) is not associated with weight gain because it does not affect other parts of the body. ...Read more

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Can the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD stop your period?

Can the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD stop your period?

Yes!: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available, it lasts 5 years, is ~99.5% effective, and thins the uterine lining so that you get lighter periods. 20% of women will stop having periods after 1 year and that's perfectly healthy. Effects in the uterus and so it won't affect or be affected by other medicadtion; very safe method; biggest risk after insertion is expulsion (1-2%). ...Read more

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Vaginal odour is different since insertion of paraguard copper iud?

Vaginal odour is different since insertion of paraguard copper iud?

Check for infection: Have your md check to make sure that you don't have a vaginal bacterial or tubal infection post iud insertion. ...Read more