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Nexplanon Spotting

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I have had the nexplanon for less than a month. I had sex and then immediately the next day I experienced spotting. I have been spotting for almost a week now and I am a little concerned. My boyfriend and I decided to have sex again regardless of the spotting and after I went to the bathroom to wipe I saw a little blood. The spotting/blood had initially just turned into brown discharge before the second time I had sex. I am a little concerned/confused. Should I be concerned? Is this normal?
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replied May 16th, 2017
Hello,
Truly speaking,the most common side effect of NEXPLANON is a change in your normal menstrual bleeding pattern. In studies, 1 in 10 women stopped using NEXPLANON because of an unfavorable change in their bleeding pattern.So, this is due to this contraceptive which might lessen gradually.
However, it is always better to have a look.Just meet your GP as an internal examination is always advisable if you have bleeding regularly after sex.
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