Is the implant safe?
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In respect to this, what are the disadvantages of the implant?
The implant can have negative side effects.
- Breast pain.
- Weight gain.
- Ovarian cysts.
- Pain or bruising where the implant was inserted.
- An infection where the implant was inserted.
One may also ask, can you still get pregnant with the implant? Only five out of 10,000 women who use the implant for a year get pregnant. Pregnancy can't happen if there's no egg to join with sperm. Progestin also thickens the mucus in your cervix, which blocks sperm. For most women who use the implant, periods become fewer and lighter.
Consequently, is the implant dangerous?
The implant is more than 99% effective. It's not harmful, but you may want to consider this before deciding to have an implant. Some medicines can make the implant less effective. It doesn't protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), so you may need to use condoms as well.
How would you know if your pregnant on the implant?
Women who get pregnant while using birth control may notice the following signs and symptoms:
- a missed period.
- implantation spotting or bleeding.
- tenderness or other changes in the breasts.
- nausea and food aversions.
- a frequent need to urinate.