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Pregnant on implant? Help!

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user1499629977 Sun 09-Jul-17 21:54:08

I've also posted in pregnancy but no luck!


I had the implant fitted nearly 2 years ago. Recently though, over the past 6 or so weeks, I have been feeling very nauseous through the day and late at night after eating (normal portion sizes etc), at work on Friday I had extremely sore boobs and I have put on a noticeable amount of weight since these symptoms began. My belly has grown slightly but in more of a baby bump way than the normal putting on weight way ifyswim.

My partner and I have done a pregnancy test 2 or so weeks ago but it was negative. Although my eye sight is poor so if it's early days I might not have noticed a faint line.

Also since being on the implant I have had very irregular periods, sometimes they'd come on heavy as hell, the next it's barely anything maybe light bits of bleeding here and there, but I've noticed that I haven't had a period for a reeaaaallly long time, not even the slightest bit of blood.

I'm confused, I know I need to do another preg test but I wondered if any of you have ever conceived while on the implant and the like? I know they say there's a very small chance, but let's face it, no one ever expects it to be them that gets caught out!

Any advice is gratefully received smile

ScarletSienna Sun 09-Jul-17 22:01:59

I have had the implant for 15 years and only got pregnant when I had it removed. I also didn't have periods whilst it was in but had a few odd months where I had light spotting and some period like symptoms (bloating etc).
If I remember correctly, it's rare (just less than 1:100 I think) and if you do get pregnant there's a slightly higher risk of ectopic pregnancy so best to check asap.

Good luck!

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