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rejecting implanon, normal bleeding or pregnancy?

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Hello. I am currently on the implanon and I was on the mirena last year and they took it out because it rejected my body. I then got on the shot until the implanon came in. I have had it in for about 9 months now. When they first put it in, I had experienced bad brusing and blisters and a hole. I did follow up with my clinic and they sad it was fine. I had no period or bleeding what so ever. I just recently went back with my sister and asked another doctor about it and they said bleeding was common. He then looked at my arm and said my body was rejecting it.I have had what may have been a period at the beginning of June for a week. Wasn't much of a flow just everytime I wiped blood was there. Here again on the 19th, I'm bleeding again. I have had abdominal pain, sharp shooting pains in my stomach, shoulders sore evey morning. Feeling nuaseatated but not really throwing up anything. I have took a home pregancy test but it came back negative. Is there a chance I would still be pregant?


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replied June 22nd, 2012
Pregnancy Q and A Answer A36310
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
You can experience false negative results with urine pregnancy tests done very early in pregnancy, as the kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. The test should always be done on early morning first urine sample to get accurate results (pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be in highest concentration in this sample, and you should avoid lot of fluid intake and caffeinated beverages in the night before taking the test). The symptoms that you describe could suggest pregnancy possibility. Women have reported pregnancy while being on the hormonal contraceptive/implant. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If pregnancy is suspected, or if you miss your periods, or if you have abnormal periods, 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). If pregnancy is suspected, or if pregnancy gets confirmed, the implant should be removed immediately.
Take care.


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