I've been off Implanon for 3 months, have pregnancy signs, but negative tests. What should I do?



You mentioned that you were using the Implanon for contraception and had it removed 3 months ago, but you’ve been having some suspicions of pregnancy, and you took home pregnancy tests (all of which have been negative), and you’re wondering “What do I do now?” After having the Implanon removed, studies have shown that 90% of women ovulate in 3 to 4 weeks. That means that you could get pregnant the first time you ovulate if you have unprotected sex at just the right time. Now the first sign of pregnancy is a missed period. So you did well, because you were suspicious of pregnancy, to take a home pregnancy test. Because it was negative, it’s hard to know exactly where you’re at in your cycles if you haven’t had them yet after discontinuing the birth control. So my advice to you is to wait another 1 or 2 weeks and take another test, and if that one is still negative, then chances are very great that you’re not pregnant.

The only other possible scenario is that you haven’t been pregnant in the past, but if you were to get pregnant now, and take a test in 2 weeks, it could be positive. It takes at least 2 weeks from conception, in most cases, for you to get a positive pregnancy test. So that’s why I recommend taking one in another couple of weeks, or every 1 to 2 weeks until you’re not suspicious of pregnancy anymore. For example, if you have a period, then you can be pretty confident that you’re not pregnant. If at anytime you have more questions or concerns about your situation, don’t hesitate to call your doctor. They’ll ask you more specific questions and be able to determine if testing is warranted in your situation. And if you have any other questions for me in the future, feel free to ask them on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/IntermountainMoms, and recommend us to your friends and family too.

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15 thoughts on “I've been off Implanon for 3 months, have pregnancy signs, but negative tests. What should I do?

  1. I've had my implanon for four years(this is my second one) but I have been feelings really sick but all negative test. I swear I felt glitters the other day what should I do

  2. I've been having the same problem got my nexplanon removed april 1st 2015 it's now April 24td 2015 took 5 test all negative took another and one came back positive but line barely showed took another negative but definitely having pregnancy symptoms discharge sore breast nausea darken areolas etc so I didn't have regular periods on nexplanon actually didn't bleed at all but one time so idk what to do please please right back and let me know

  3. I have been off the Implanon now for two years I had it for the full four years I have been trying since I got off of it no luck whatsoever and my periods have been iregular or spotting . When I had the Implanon I didn't have a period at all I'm curious why it's been two years and I still can't get pregnant

  4. I need help I have had the implanon for 3 years I didn't get my
    Period at all and I got it out in 2013 in February I've gotten it once every year . And now I haven't got it is there something wrong with me will I ever get my period back what should I be doing? I'm 22 married and ttc and I might be that I'm stressed and over weight

  5. it will be 2 months on June 18th since the removal of implanon we have had unprotected sex everyday I am showing all signs and symptoms of pregnancy but the home tests say negative what should I do ?

  6. i had nexplanon for 2 1/2 years i took it off july 27 i havent had my period since than and having unprotected sex and signs of pregnancy but negative results but my belly feels weird like growing can you please tell me something possitve thank you blessinga everyone!!! hopefully you will help me…..:( ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. I've had nexplanon for 6 years and I worry about not being able to get pregnant after I have it taken out in February, what are the chances that someone is unable to get pregnant after having nexplanon for that long?

  8. Hey people please do not use implanon is a poison that kill all your eggs and send you to early menopause believe it or not depression, hair grow to your face and lost total of your period and much more .after the birth of my youngest child who is almost 8 years old i have practically been forced by those doctor to insert this nasty birth control and keep it for 3 years make me sign bunch of paperwork's since then i never see my period anymore even after i took it out in 2011 and now they're telling me that i am going to early menopause how come. I know my body more pretty well and for sure i was 30 years old how come is anybody here to help me?

  9. I had the implant in for 9 months then I took it out because it was messing my body up and having signs that I was pregnant getting my hopes up to have neg results so I had mine taken out 6 weeks later I had a positive results now my son 11 months old ๐Ÿ˜Š

  10. I had my implant for 3 years.i'm not having any period last 2 years.
    I removed my implant 2 month back but still not get any period.I'm not pregnant but still not getting my period back.
    Should i worry about anything??
    What should i do to get my period back?
    Help me please…

  11. Hey I need help please . I didnโ€™t get my period for December 2021 while having the implant in. Even tho my body felt like I was going to get my period. I was on it for 3years . I just recently took the implant out 01/07/2022 . And I had unprotected sex the same day .. it now 01/10/22 Iโ€™m feeling like Iโ€™m going get my period, but is it possible that I can be pregnant?

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