No period after having the implant removed? - BASHH


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No period after having the implant removed?

Beckymarie26 profile image
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Hi everyone, hoping someone can help me. I had my implant removed in October just passed after having it in for 3 and half years. I didn't have a period at all the whole time I had the implant in and haven't had once since having it taken out. That's almost 4 years without a period and I am definitely not pregnant.

I have some other symptoms which suggest I may possibly have PCOS and I just wondered if anyone else had experienced a significant delay in getting a period after getting their implant removed.

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Charalou profile image

Yes I had my implant for 2yrs it got stuck in my arm n had to have it surgically removed I didn’t have a period the whole time and after I had it taken out I didn’t have one for another year. Year later I got pregnant with my first child

AmbK profile image

Implants are sustained release hormonal dose - somewhat same in properties to that of contraceptive pills. It is natural to not have periods for a while after removing implant when you have had it for longer than a year. It will take a few cycles before it gets back to normal regulation. However, there are shots to help you jump start AF after coming off hormonal contraceptives but it's best not to try them before 3 cycles without an AF. Also, the removal gives symptoms similar to the PMS and pregnancy just like it is when you get on pills with all the breakthrough bleeding and stuff. Don't pay heed to any symptoms for 6 months or so now they are just a way of your body trying to get back to its normal regulation.

Bberry_91 profile image
Bberry_91 in reply to AmbK

OMG this makes me feel so much better

Fiona449 profile image

How did u get on did u have a period in the end ?! I am in the same position?

Bberry_91 profile image

This is me to the T and I'm so scared!! It's been a year since you posted this... what's the status?

Bulma14 profile image

I had my nexplanon removed Feb 4th of this year. I had the implant put in June of last year. I had the worst experience overall with the implant. I had spotting and menstrual cramps the entire time on the implant. I had to removed and most of them stopped especially the spotting. I have sore breasts some bloating and some cramping here and there. I haven’t had a period yet and I’m concerned of pregnancy. When I had it removed I also followed up with a plan b pill the same day. I just want some answers on the side effects of removal.

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