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implant out 6 weeks ago and have not had any bleeding?

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I had the implant out 6 weeks ago and have not yet had any bleeding of any kind, I am having a few pregnancy symptoms but early am test this morning was negative. I had sex frequently in the first 2 weeks of removal, only a few times since then.


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replied September 20th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A26998
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If the implant was removed at the scheduled date (its normal expiry time), then the hormonal effects would start deteriorating during the last 1-2 weeks before removal. If you were sexually active just before its removal or after removal (without additional protection) chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out. If your normal fertility returns immediately after removal and you have ovulation (before having period/withdrawal bleeding), then being sexually active after removal can result in pregnancy. The symptoms that you are having could be attributed to pregnancy. The urine pregnancy tests (UPT) kits are calibrated ones and show positive result only if the hormonal levels of HCG reach a certain level, and hence are not reliable during early pregnancy (some women can keep getting false negative results throughout pregnancy). Blood HCG level estimation is accurate. If you suspect to be pregnant, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist/obstetrician and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately.
Take care.



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