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1st period in over a year with implanon

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Hi all

I was just wondering if this was 'the norm' when Implanon is inserted. I have had the implant in since November 2010 and ever since I have had no periods. However last night I began to feel as though I had cramp and this morning I have begun a period. Do many people experience this and if so what kind of periods followed once this one is over, will it go back to no periods or back to regular monthly ones? I realise everyone is different but wondered what peoples experiences are of this.

Thanks in advance

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replied January 18th, 2012
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It is difficult to predict how your body will react to the hormonal content of the Implanon. Few women get regular periods and few women face period irregularities or amenorrhea. Wait and watch for your next periods. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and clarification if you do not get your periods or if you get abnormal bleeding. 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 and lifestyle.
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