I am bleeding very heavily and in terrible pain. It literally feels like contractions. This is the most painful period I have had in a long time. I had Nexplanon for 16 months and wanted it taken out due to the serious side effects I was having. I am having huge blood clots coming out and they are very painful!!! Did anyone else get these after the removal of Nexplanon? I am doubled over in pain. Did anyone else get lumps in there breasts? I had to go to the breast center and have a mammogram done and an ultrasound. It caused depression, terrible mood swings, straight unhappiness for months on end. It even caused me lack of energy and no sex drive. I need some answers please.
I just had my Nexplanon removed about 10 days ago. I am bleeding very heavily.
Question posted by randiandrylan on 20 June 2021
Last updated on 20 June 2021 by LousArk
Some weeks of bleeding is quite common as your body tries to rebalance itself, after the artificial hormone. Sounds horrible, being so heavy. I hope it stops soon.
I bled for a year on the implant, before having it removed. Thankfully not heavily, all the time. I was told to give it a year.
There are natural things you can try, to rebalance your hormones, if things don't settle down. That's what I had to do, afterwards.
Once I'd got things under control, I said I'd never use artificial hormones again.
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