Implanon Contraceptive Implant

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Female Contraception - Contraceptive Implant

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Excellent

no babies, no periods, balanced hormones, no hassl...

small scar, some possible sideeffects

Implanon I am 21 and a few months into my fourth and final year of teacher training at University. Therefore I do not want to get pregnant for at the very least two years. I have been with my boyfriend for over a year now and neither of us enjoy using condoms with their slimy rubbery smellyness...

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Excellent

No babies!

Irregular periods.

I first started using contraception at the age of 17 when my boyfriend and I decided to start having sex. Our contraception of choice was the amazingly unsexy, condom. Over time, I started trusting condoms less and less and decided that I would go on The Pill as well. For about two years, I...

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Super

Works for up to three years, does it's job, simple...

Side effects, having it removed can be painful

Well, if you've just been taking a quick look through the new reviews section, you're probably wondering what on Earth this is. Implanon is a contraceptive in the form of a small implant which is inserted under the skin of your upper arm, on the side closest to your body. It contains the hormone...

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Keeps you protected from pregnancy, no periods.

Weight Gain, Phantom Pregnancy, Sore to get in!

I first looked into more reliable contraception after my surprise pregnancy ended up with my son being born. Despite using the pill correctly it failed to work for me and I didn't want to take that chance again, pregnancy, child birth and child rearing is definitely something that I only want to...

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no unwanted pregnancy, u forget it's there after a...

can be side effects, discomfort in first week or t...

I've done this review after reading a review by kimjohumphreys, It sparked off my own memories of apprehension when i first decided to go for a contraceptive implant. Ok it's January 2001, 2 months after giving birth to my second child, and after a difficult premature birth (almost had to have an...

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Super

3 years without thinking about things :-)

Side effects if you're not lucky :-(

The reason I was, erm, doubtful as to whether or not I should write this was the item in question. Most of you will have seem some of my other ops and will know they are usually of the nice travel / university variety. This, however, is something new. So some questions, then, to ease us in gently...

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No periods!

Loss of sex drive : (

Well, I had been on the depo provera injection for about 5 years and as I had moved areas and registered with a new doctor, the nurse who was giving me my depo injection mentioned Implanon. Wow, I thought: 3 years of not having to think about contraception (I'm in a long term realtionship so...

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Excellent

3 Years WITHOUT Pills

Possible Side Effects

Hi, As most of you know I had my little boy in July 2002. After I had him I decided that I definatly didn't want any more children for quite a while yet! As I was breast feeding my baby, you can only have Progesterone only hormones, which don't change (or stop) your milk, so I started to use the...

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Excellent

“Implanon, is it wotrh it?”

published 06/01/2004

Long-term, Limited worries

possible side effects

Why Implanon? After being on the pill for over 6 months, i had found that it was unsuitable for me as i tended to worry too much about whether it was working or not. I found myself stressing about whether i would still become pregnant even though i knew i had taken the pill correctly and there...

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Excellent

“All is well so far”

published 24/02/2005

Almost 100% effective, no pills to remember

Side effects, getting it put in

I had been on the combined pill for over 7 years and I thought my body could do with a break. Being in a long distance relationship, I could afford to go without worrying about contraception for about a year, but moving to the US required me to look again at what was out there. It came down to a...

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Excellent

“Implanon review.”

published 19/11/2006

You dont have to remember to take anything.

Bruising after insered.

Implanon I have just recently had this done. The reason that I chose this was by recommendation from a nurse at my doctors. I have just had my little baby girl she was planned. Before her I was using the combined pill, which worked really well. But now that I had her I thought it was time for...

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Super

don't have to take a pill everyday, light to no pe...

may cause irregular bleeding or aggravate acne

I am 19 years old and had been on the pill since I was about 13. I mainly started taking the pill to regulate my dodgy periods, later on I went on using it mainly to help with my mild acne and maybe a year after that I used it for contraception! Anyway after about 5 years of taking the pill...

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Excellent

Convenient, no babies, easy and straightforward.

Menstrual cycles becoming irregular are common.

Why did I choose Implanon? For someone with very, VERY severe white coat hypertension, the idea of a long lasting, convenient implant was incredibly appealing. It took a long time for me to pluck up the courage to actually go, but go I did. All the nurses I spoke to were extremely supportive, and...

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Not for me

“My Experience of Implanon”

published 03/03/2009

None really

Excessive and unpredictable bleeding, emotional, p...

I had the implant put in on 30th May, 2008. All was well to start with and I was pretty happy. I particularly enjoyed freaking people out by moving it under my skin! However, once the middle of July came around I started on a period. It was quite normal at the beginning but then (please excuse...

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Not for me

You don't have to remember to take a pill every da...

If you experience the side effects, they are horre...

I'm quite limited in the types of contraceptive I can use. As with other migraine sufferers, synthetic oestrogen is out of the question, it is likely to cause a stroke. I discovered this the painful way after a month of taking Microgynon, a combined pill. I switched to Cerazette, a progestogen...

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