I had Implanon inserted in Jan 2011. Insertion and recovery went great, no side effects or periods since insertion. My problem is if I roll over and put my weight on my elbow on the arm the Implanon is in I have very sharp pains where the implant is. I'm worried it is moving around and going deeper. Anyone every heard of this or have it happen to them?
Hi, i don't have the implant myself, but i know that they were withdrawn from use in the UK last year because a lot of doctors were implanting them when they had not had the proper training, and it was difficult to pin point what was going wrong as the implants did not show up on an x-ray. 'Our' implants have now been replaced with Nexplanon, which is identifiable by x-rays. I would consider that maybe yours wasn't placed exactly right, or there may be damage to the rod, although this is quite rare. I would advise you to see your doctor and consider having it removed and replaced. I hope this helps?
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