What type of irregular bleeding does implanon cause?

Spotting. May cause spotting everyday, or after an irregular pattern, i havent heard of causing heavy bleeding just spotting.

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After 20mths no bleeding on implanon started irregular bleeding. Doc said use ponstan then if continues use the pill for 3wks. How will the pill help?

Stabilizer. The bleeding occurs because of irregular buildup of the uterine lining. The estrogen in the pill will stabilize the lining so that when you stop it the lining will shed off more completely and resolve the problem. Read more...

Which is most likely to cause irregular bleeding, the mini pill, the Skyla IUD, or the Nexplanon implant?

All of them can. You have listed 3 Progesterone only methods. Irregular bleeding is a common side effects of any Progesterone only method. One can not predict ahead of time who will have this issue and who will not. I don't think we can accurately rank these methods in terms of potential bleeding issues. Mirena (levonorgestrel) (which you did not mention) rarely has breakthrough bleeding. Read more...

I have been having irregular bleeding frequent urination becoming uncomfortable since I have nothing left to pee and have no idea why on nexplanon 12m?

Pregnancy test? It's always smart to take a pregnancy test if you have had sex and your period isn't normal. If the test is negative (and if your last sex was more than 14 days ago), then you can feel safe. Sometimes periods are irregular for the entire time you are on nexplanon. The urinary symptoms sound like you could have an infection. Get a urine analysis and see if you need antibiotics. Try an urgent care! Read more...

I know irregular bleeding is expected with Mirena (levonorgestrel). I know for Nexplanon sometimes OCP is taken alongside to stop bleeding. Can this be done w IUD?

Yes. It is expected to have some irregular bleeding with Mirena (levonorgestrel). This usually stops with in a couple of month for most women and they have little or now bleeding at all. If needing is very severe the IUD can be removed or OCPs can be used in addition to the IUD to stop the bleeding. Read more...