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I'm 49 & rarely get my periods - last Sept 2014, then Feb

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Hi there, I'm 49 & rarely get my periods - last Sept 2014, then Feb 2015 & recently May/June2015 & they are very light only lasting a couple of days. I'm not taking any form of contraception at the moment. I'm wanting to go ahead with an Implanon insertion & have an appointment booked for next Wed, 12th Aug & don't have a period & not really sure if/when I might get another one. How soon after insertion next Wed will I be covered for contraception & be safe to have intercourse? Look forward to your response? Thank you Victoria
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
Do you have any other medical issues?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
It will generally take a month to ensure protection