25/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Some of the symptoms I have can be caused by other things so i am not 100% sure if my symptoms are solely down to the implant. I have my 4th implant in at the moment due to be changed next year. I have had no big issues with the implant apart from irregular/no periods and sometimes when I have a period it lasts a while (6 weeks once). However I do not get them often so dont mind. I have had loss of sex drive and vaginal dryness howeve which has had a big impact on my sex life (been with partner 12 years). Howeve we both know that when the time comes and we want to try have a baby my body will return to normal and we have plenty of make up sex to have lol. However I find lube can help. I love the implant it has worked for me and there is no major side affects that i feel obliged to have it removed.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Back pain

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Thrush

Womb cramps

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