As it says in the title, I got Nexplanon implant 15 months ago. Had around one month where my period was a little confused (still light though) then it stopped altogether and I've been delighted with the implant since.
I've had three "periods" in the last month. They're 1-2 weekly and last around 3-5 days. I woke up this morning on the start of the third, I'm about to start tracking them in a diary or something. What's coming out has gotten progressively fresher looking.
Whilst I'm not bleeding to death, I am really peeved that I've got them again (life without was a delight). But I'm more concerned that my implant is losing effect potentially? I understand it works different for everyone, but I don't understand why I'd suddenly start after almost a year and a half. I'm 5'4" and 9st.
Nurse gave me the pill in case the bleeding gets heavy or painful. Pharmacist the other day suggested I get a new implant.
I've read the contraceptive threads, but I couldn't see anything about randomly starting so far in. Anyone have experience or thoughts on this?
Very much appreciated.
Sudden bleeding 15 months into Nexplanon Watch
- Thread Starter
- 18-04-2013 09:42
- 19-04-2013 10:10
This exact same thing happened to me! Had no periods for the first year and then pretty much bled constantly for months =/ It was mostly pretty light bleeding but it was still a pain in the butt
The doctor gave me the pill as well to see if that would stop the bleeding and also mentioned I might need to get a new implant if it doesn't.
I took the pill for about a month and then decided to just have the implant removed. I was going to visit my boyfriends family in Ireland for a few weeks and I didn't want to be bleeding the whole time so I got it removed before I went and took the pill instead.