Does implant cause thrush?

How our community feel they have been impacted by thrush on implant

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

79%

A bit

9%

Quite a bit

6%

A great deal

4%

A lot

2%

Out of the 576 reviews for implant, 0 people (0%) reported thrush.

Reviewers that reported thrush as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
34 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  today

  •  Still using

Persistent thrush immediately after getting it fitted, also VERY low mood when period is due and generally more emotional.

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Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 3 - 5 yr
29 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

Loved having no periods and the convenience around not needing to remember anything for 3 years at a time. But over time I did realise I was getting vaginal dryness and thrush more often.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 5 - 8 yr
29 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  10th Mar 24

  •  Stopped using

Had continuous bleeding a few months into using the implant (have had two implants, replaced after 3 years) and had to supplement by also taking progesterone only pill.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Implant common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

51% 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 lower back pain


Possible implant side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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