- What are the side effects of the implant?
Common side effects are weight change (gain or loss), headache, breast tenderness and fatigue. These side effects are not signs of illness and will go away after a while.
- Will Implants make me gain weight?
Although weight changes (weight gain or loss) is recognized as a potential side effect of implants, there isn’t any evidence that Jadelle or Implanon nxt implants cause weight gain. This does not happen to everyone using implant as most users do not experience any weight gain therefore, with a healthy diet and exercise, you can easily maintain your desired weight.
Will I have a scar after insertion?
Some women have a tiny scar from insertion which won’t be noticeable. This scar disappears with time.
- Can Implanon NXT or Jadelle implant cause me to have hypertension ?
Implanon NXT or Jadelle implant cannot cause your blood pressure to go up especially when you do not have an history of hypertension.
- What do I do when I feel slight pain at the site of insertion of implant?
This is common immediately after the Implant is put in. It will stop after one or two days. You can also use a painkiller to relieve the pain.
- After removing Jadelle Implant why is there an offensive discharge?
Using or removing the Jadelle implant does not cause offensive vaginal discharge. If you notice vaginal discharge with an offensive smell, visit your doctor for proper treatment.
- What will happen if I use it for more than the specified duration?
Using an Implant longer than the stated duration can lead to pregnancy. You should have the Implant replaced once you remember. Use a Fiesta condom or POSTPILL for protection until you are able to replace the implant.
- Is it safe to use implant while breastfeeding?
Yes, it is safe to use the implant while you are breastfeeding if your baby is 6 weeks and older. It will not affect your breast milk production and will not harm your baby. If you are breastfeeding and do not want to get pregnant, the Implant is a good contraceptive method for you.