07/10/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

About the reviewer

Reviewer age

Age:

18-25

Time taken

Time used:

6 - 12 months

Had children

Had children:

No

Reviewer height

Height:

5'2"/157.5cm

Reviewer weight

Weight:

65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb

Currently using

Currently using:

No I've stopped using it

Experience

The biggest impact was on my mental health and the amount I was bleeding. It was constant bleeding/spotting so I ended up needing to be on the pill for 3 months anyway.

Impact whilst taking

Time taken

Mood:

Very negatively

Impact on weight

Weight:

No change

Had children

Periods:

Irregular periods, Heavier periods, Spotting / light bleeding between periods,

Reviewer height

Sex drive:

Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Head

Headaches

Body

Better skin

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Down There

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Time taken

Mood:

Very positively

Impact on weight

Weight:

I gained weight

Impact on weight

Return to cycle:

2 months

Reviewer height

Sex drive:

Increased sex drive

Head

No effects on the head

Body

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Down There

Cystitus

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My life got so much better, my periods got shorter, my mental health became more consistent. Main downsides of having it removed were my acne coming back and weight gain.

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