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on implanon for almost 3 years could i be pregnant?

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I've been on implanon for almost 3 years already and just recently I've been feeling breast tenderness and discharge from my nipples. i also get sharp pains in my lower abdomen and have gained allot of weight. could i be pregnant?


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replied February 4th, 2012
Pregnancy Q and A Answer A31153
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Chances of pregnancy are possible as suggested by your symptoms (breast tenderness, nipple discharge, abdominal cramps, weight gain). Pregnancy is a possibility due to contraceptive failure. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. If pregnancy gets confirmed, Implanon should be removed immediately.
Take care.



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