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Can leaving in a implant contraceptive cause over production of prolactin or detrimental hormone fluctuations? Tenderness and size increase in breasts

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Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

But i'm not sure what evidence you have that your prolactin is elevated.
Breast enlargement and/or tenderness can be a side effect of hormonal contraception (such as implanon/nexplanon). Prolactin elevations usually cause milk production.

In brief: No

But i'm not sure what evidence you have that your prolactin is elevated.
Breast enlargement and/or tenderness can be a side effect of hormonal contraception (such as implanon/nexplanon). Prolactin elevations usually cause milk production.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Unlikely

The contraceptive implants would not affect prolactin levels - but some women do develop problems with prolactin levels, again not because of any type of contraceptive.
The implant does affect Progesterone levels because it is a progestin only type of birth control.

In brief: Unlikely

The contraceptive implants would not affect prolactin levels - but some women do develop problems with prolactin levels, again not because of any type of contraceptive.
The implant does affect Progesterone levels because it is a progestin only type of birth control.
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