12/12/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Chose the implant after I could no longer be on the combined pill (was giving my visual aura migraines). Took 3 months to settle down/stop spotting and I thought that was me settled when I didn’t get my period one month. 2 weeks later I got a heavy period and I’ve been non stop bleeding/spotting for over two weeks now! At first my mood was very agitated, I would get angry at things for no reason. After a month I think my mood became better than ever, I feel a lot more calm about situations that would have stressed me out before. My skin is a disaster though, noticed an increased of spots on my face and even on my back and chest now, which I never got before. My sex drive isn’t what it was before, but I’m not sure if that is due to the constant bleeding.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Back pain

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

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