Does implant cause nausea or vomiting?

How our community feel they have been impacted by nausea or vomiting on implant

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Out of the 566 reviews for implant, 0 people (0%) reported nausea or vomiting.

Reviewers that reported nausea or vomiting as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 1 - 3 mo
32 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Mar 24

  •  Still using

Originally had it for 6 years no problem then told to come off as was diagnosed with hypermobility (HSD) 2018, then new info says it can help hsd joint pain flare ups. Currently waiting for it to settle, nauseous and sore but remaining hopeful that it will help!

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Used for 3 - 6 mo
44 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  16th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

At 44 years old with high blood pressure, I was told that the combo pill was not an option so I decided to give the Nexplanon insert a try as a 33 year old friend of mine has had it for the last 5 years with minimal problems. It was inserted in the beginning of July. By the end of August I had lost almost 40% of the hair on the crown of my head. I also bled at a moderate level every single day of August and for another two weeks after it was removed in the beginning of October. Talk about an effective way to prevent pregnancy— neither myself nor my boyfriend are into bloody sex! Although the cramps calmed down before I had it removed, the depression and mood swings were also very hard to deal with. After it came out, I couldn't stop crying and being upset over the smallest things for several weeks. Although I could have tried to hang in there for a few more months, the hair loss was too much. And it continued to fall out until November. It's now February and it STILL hasn't started to grow back yet. Also, they're not kidding about being fertile immediately after removal... I got pregnant in December. Spending the new year dealing with an abortion was definitely not one of my resolutions for 2024 :( Long story short: If you're young, it's probably worth the hassle. Over 40, I strongly recommend against it!

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  11th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

Once becoming sexually active, I was given the choice of different contraceptives methods and the implant was the most effective one at the time of my consultation. I had the implant in for around 2 months and from day 3 of having the insertion done, I was bleeding continuously and have breakthrough periods for 2 months. Whilst having daily periods I was using nearly 6/7 pads a day and had large clots , which was very alarming to me. I had to seek further advice and was told they do not normally remove the implant so soon after insertion. I felt like I was being told just to deal with it and get on. I was fully aware of the symptoms but didn’t expect it to last that long. I was able to get a second opinion and was advised to have it removed immediately due to the severity of bleeding , which resulted in low iron levels and symptoms of severe fatigue and restlessness. I eventually had the implant removed after 3 months and my periods returned back to normal after a month of so. I was really disappointed that this method didn’t work for me but I was grateful to have other options

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Implant common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

52% of implant reviewers reported tender breasts

44% of implant reviewers reported period like cramps

42% of implant reviewers reported vaginal discharge

38% of implant reviewers reported vaginal dryness

36% of implant reviewers reported breast enlargement

Possible implant side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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