(Closed) NWR: Nexplanon Implant question…may be TMI…

posted 4 years ago in Intimacy
Post # 2
715 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I had spotting for 4 months after I got it. I took it out. Irregular bleeding is a side effect and that is likely your problem. So you can either wait and hope it stops or remove it and try something else.

Post # 3
877 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - A Beautiful converted Barn

Im on my 3rd year of my 2nd implant (6th year all together) and up until last year i hadnt bled AT ALL since having it in. last year i had a ‘bleed’ but **TMI WARNING** it was old blood – dark with no ‘flow’. chatted to a friend who is also on the implant and she said she had had something similar – we called it a ‘clearout’ – makes sense… no period for that long i guess the body has gotta freshen up somehow.

THIS year – i had a proper period – cramps, fresh blood – full on towels and tampons kinda situation. lasted 2 and a half weeks. that was last month. waiting to see if it happens again this month and if it does i think im gonna whip the implant out. its due out in Jan anyway so only gonna be a few months early.

i dont really have any advise, other than i would see a doctor and maybe look at changing your contracetpion to something else if it continues.xx

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