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    Default Implanon. help!

    I had the implanon inserted yesterday and my arm is killing me, I can hardly move it.
    The incision site is throbbing and stinging and the bruise I have is horrible.
    Is this normal?
    I have a very high pain threshold so I thought this would be easy

    I don't think it would be the start of an infection either as I started antibiotics the day before as I'm prone to infections, it isn't hot to touch either.
    It's just very painful.

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    When i got mine it did hurt for a few days. And i got a massive massive bruise

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    Keep it bandaged for a few days if u can

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    Yeah it can be super painful for the first few days. The bruising is usually pretty bad.

    Your body isn't used to the 'invader' as such. It should settle within 2-3 days. If it doesn't, head back to the GP.

    If it's hot, swollen, red, 'shiny' or you develop any other symptoms of an infection head back sooner.

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    Thanks ladies 😊
    That's put my mind at ease a bit.

    Thanks Zombie_Eyes, that looks like mine, I know they said there would be bruising but Jesus Christ!

    It's still in a compression bandage, it's the only thing stopping the throbbing 😳


 

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