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Black vaginal bleeding on implanon

Patient: I have been on the contraceptive implant for 7 months and had no bleeding since started. Before this I was on the depo shot but it caused me to bleed after sex so was changed to I plan on which solved this issue. For past 2 months I’ve had thick discharge and I mean reeeeally thick and now for past three weeks started bleeding. I am concerned because the blood is black. I have never seen blood this dark before and am worrying as it has gone on for three weeks with no change. There is no risk of a sti . thanks

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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