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    Default Implant or mini pill

    I have recently had a mirena removed due to problems... stupid doc tried 3 times to put it in then gave me a infection in my uterus...grrr long story.

    So I now have to choose a new contraception.
    My options are limited due to the tyes of migraines I get.
    I can use the mini pill or get the implant or another mirena but thats out!

    Has anyone got or had the implant? Any problems or anything?

    Im a bit nervous getting something else that I havent had before. It was the first time I had the mirena inserted and I am truelly regretting it.

    My Dr thinks that the insert would be good for me as I have had 2 children in 3 years and arent planning anymore but Im still a bit worried.

    Ive read the information and I guess its easy enugh to remove but can anyone shed somelight on it for me? Whats your experiences??

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    I gained 30kg with the implanon

    Have you thought about the nuvo ring as well? I personally would go with the mini pill but I can't take it.

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    Thumbs up for Nuva Ring...bestest contraceptive

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    Whats a Nuva Ring? My Dr didnt mention that.... Google time!

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    I hated implanon. Had it removed after 3 months due to continuous bleeding! Also gained weight really quickly.

    My GP also just told me it may have been the cause of my two ectopic pregnancies

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    I hated the implanon, constant bleeding, weight gain, terrible skin. Also in the past I have fallen pregnant quite easily but I haven't managed to get utd after having it removed, might be a coincidence ?

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    Im so sorry to hear that Anjalee!

    I think I should follow my gut feeling and stay away from things I havent tried before... and Im trying to LOSE my weight lol
    My ordeal with the Mirena has been bad enough , I dont want to go through it with yet another contraception.

    I googled the Nuva Ring and will talk to my Dr about it when I see her for a check up next Friday.

    Thanks!

    If there are any more stories please share

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    Implanon and mini pill are the same, just different methods of getting the hormone into your body. They are both Progesterone-only contraceptions. The depo shot is the same as Implanon and mini pill, just another way of getting it into your body (injection).
    Nuva ring is a combined contraception, and it seems that your doctor is trying to avoid the combined methods?

    My personal experiences with the Implanon are not positive. Weight gain, depression, anxiety, constant bleeding.

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    I had the implanon and don't regret it. Straight after I had it put in, I had some twingy pain around where it had been put in, but my Dr said that was unusual to happen.
    I did have some irregular spotting in the first 3 months which was annoying, but then went back to regular periods, same as before the implanon. I did gain a little weight, but I think that had far more to do with changing from a very physically active job to a less active job (which included shift work, so never going to be good for eating habits).

    After having the implanon out, we used condoms for a few months before 'not, not trying' for a month and fell pregnant on the 2nd cycle without issue.


 

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