Hello! I'm 20 years old, and I've always had irregular periods. I'm really thinking about getting the arm implant, because I like that you can have it in for up to three years, it's easily reversible, and it's constant, because I don't have a set daily schedule and I would forget to take the pill every day. I was wondering if there's anyone out there that also has PCOS that's tried the arm implant? I have a history of having fibrous breast cysts; I've had two lumps surgically removed since my sophomore year of high school, and I currently have two more that I am probably going to try to get removed. They're not cancerous, but I'm not sure if they're even related with the PCOS, but I would like to know if anyone has had this experience, as well as if the arm implant was the right choice for them, and any effects they may have experienced, and whether it helped overall with their PCOS. Personally, I'd love to have regular periods at the very least. Thanks for your help!!
Any reviews on Implanon/Nexplanon from women with PCOS?
- 6 Jul 2014 by Jessica_Marie
- 13 Oct 2014
- implanon, peri-ds, birth control, polycystic ovary syndrome, period, nexplanon, implant, irregular period
Added 6 Jul 2014:
My PCOS has never been too severe; My biggest problem is that I have always had super unreliable periods. I've gone as long as almost five months without a period. I've never had pain from known cysts, etc. My biggest concern is the breast lumps.
I know it's months later. But if you haven't already.. Don't do it! I have had the Worst experience with implanon.. I'm recently 30, been on all sorts of different birth control, my favorite being the depo shot.. Implanon has been awful, not to mention I've had it in for two years and at the moment may just be pregnant.. I have No sex drive, had to get on anti depressants, due to the craziness it's made me feel. And have the Hardest time sleeping, also, i can't find Anyone who will take the stupid thing Out of my arm!! Oh! Also, Go ahead and google, implanon removal, images.. That should be enough to change your mind.. I do know and agree that, what works for others, doesn't work for Everyone, but I wish I hadve asked more questions before getting it. My husband even says it was a Terrible mistake.. The mood swings alone from it, (not too mention lack of sex drive) could've and should've caused our divorce! Thank the good Lord above for a patient understanding husband, or I'd be a single mom right now,,, I'd love to know what decision you made! Best of luck!
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