OB GYN

Ob-Gyn questions? Ask a gynecologist online.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

OB GYN

Ive had a nexplanon implant since jan '17. Ive had regular…

Customer Question
Ive had a nexplanon...

Ive had a nexplanon implant since jan '17. Ive had regular periods since the insertion. In november my ob found a 5cm cyst on my right ovary and a 3cm mass on my uterus. I was given a week prescription of Aygestin. I was informed i would have a heavy period when i stopped the aygestin, thos did not happen. I have not had a period since november 28th. Ive had pregnancy symptoms, but negative hpt. Could my lack of a period be caused by the interaction of the 2 medications? Could I be pregnant?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?

Yes

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: OB GYN
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Answered in 12 minutes by:
1/5/2018
OB GYN Doctor: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor replied 1 month ago
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 9,262
Experience: MD (Obst&Gynecology). More than 20 years practise in private practice
Verified

Hello,

Welcome and thank you for the question.

Both Aygestin and Nexplanon are progesterones - they will not interact with each other.

But taking the two together will increase the progesterone level in the body. While stopping the Aygestin should give you a period within 7 days of the last pill, it is likely that the high progesterone level has caused some amount of hormonal imbalance which is preventing the period from occurring.

I do not think that you are pregnant - the nexplanon is a very effective birth control method. Plus, the HPT is also quite accurate and if it is negative after 10 days of the missed period, then pregnancy can be rued out.

Another possibility is that the ovarian cyst is preventing the occurrance of the period.

Please consult your doctor and ask for an ultrasound to check the uterus and the ovaries once again.

I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you, and that I have earned my 5 star rating today! Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen (rating me now does not close your question). We can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know. Thank you.

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr.M.D.Mazumdar Your Own Question
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 9,262
9,262 Satisfied Customers
Experience: MD (Obst&Gynecology). More than 20 years practise in private practice

Dr.M.D.Mazumdar is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. C.

Dr. C.

Board Certified

2,537 satisfied customers

30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Board Certified OB/GYN

5,752 satisfied customers

With experience and compassion, I treat my patients like family.

Dr. Charles

Dr. Charles

OB/GYN (Doctor)

142 satisfied customers

Board Certified. Solo practice for 8 years; delivered more than 1300 infants and performed more than 800 surgeries.

Dr. K.

Dr. K.

MD

2,351 satisfied customers

Board certified OB/GYN with 20 years of experience.

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST

1,651 satisfied customers

MBBS(CAL)MD(G&O)

Dr.JBB

Dr.JBB

Board Certified OB/GYN

1,293 satisfied customers

15 yrs experience in Women's Health, Pelvic reconstruction and Incontinence

Dr. Lawrence

Dr. Lawrence

OB/GYN

822 satisfied customers

Board Certified OB/GYN and accomplished educator

< Previous | Next >

Related OB GYN Questions
I'm on yaz birth control and I had unprotected sex, I take
I'm on yaz birth control and I had unprotected sex, I take yaz everyday around the same time, I haven't missed a pill. But the guy came inside me and I just want to make sure that there's no chance of… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
6,687 satisfied customers
I was on birth control pills for 4 months then decided to
Hello, I was on birth control pills for 4 months then decided to stop. So I stopped the pill after my pack was finished and my period finished. 2 weeks after and I feel like I am gonna have a period a… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,118 satisfied customers
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been spotting for over a week. Any ideas why? She's been on it 3 months and has not missed a pill. Thanks… read more
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Doctor
9,262 satisfied customers
Can stopping birth control after only taking it for a month
Can stopping birth control after only taking it for a month cause your period to be really late?… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
I have a prescription for Chryselle birth control. I am
Second opinion] I have a prescription for Chryselle birth control. I am technically on day 4 of a period (normally it lasts only 3 days) and no sign of this stopping and i spotted for almost a week pr… read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
839 satisfied customers
I'm very concerned about an ovarian cyst I have. i woke up
Hi, I'm very concerned about an ovarian cyst I have. i woke up with a stabbing pain in my right side. I thought it was my appendix at first but the pain went away. I went to the doctor and they recomm… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,700 satisfied customers
My girlfriend took her last birth control pill finishing out
my girlfriend took her last birth control pill finishing out her last packet of pills, and on the last day of her last pill we had sex with no withdrawing. She has took them religiously and never miss… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctoral Degree
10,397 satisfied customers
I'm on birth control and I was told that the one I'm on will
I'm on birth control and I was told that the one I'm on will decrease my periods. But I am currently seven days into my period and I'm still bleeding. While on birth controls and on your period, what … read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
410 satisfied customers
I'm on the birth control nuvaring and I'm currently not
Hi, I'm on the birth control nuvaring and I'm currently not having sex. I did mistakenly take it out this past Saturday thinking it was my period week and realized today, since I had put the ring in o… read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
410 satisfied customers
If you are pregnant on birth control would there still be
If you are pregnant on birth control would there still be cramping on the second month you were suppose to have your period? Last month I had my period/light 8 days early and then only had cramping du… read more
Dr. Mo
Dr. Mo
Board Certified Physician
MD
1,824 satisfied customers
I currently am on birth control, and on the 7th day of
i currently am on birth control, and on the 7th day of starting birth control ( Dec. 3) I had sex with my boyfriend and the condom broke. I took next choice within the 72 hours ( on dec. 5 at 1 pm) an… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
6,687 satisfied customers
Complex ovarian cyst. 3 years ago, all clear, one irregular
3 years ago, all clear, one irregular abnormal bleed last month … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,118 satisfied customers
Complex ovarian cyst. 3 years ago, all clear, one irregular
3 years ago, all clear, one irregular abnormal bleed last month … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,157 satisfied customers
I've been on birth control for sometime now and had
I've been on birth control for sometime now and had unprotected sex last Tuesday with my boyfriend. This morning I woke up to find a small amount of brown blood. I'm worried I could be pregnant. I tak… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
6,687 satisfied customers
Please. I was on birth control but stop using it on
Hello, yes please. I was on birth control but stop using it on september, my period came 5 days later than usual, from october 25th to octover 31st and it came again on november 8th to the 11th. I wen… read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
410 satisfied customers
I experienced an ovarian cyst rupture (ongoing pain for
Hi - I experienced an ovarian cyst rupture (ongoing pain for about 2 months) which finally subsided. My periods were normal. Now, I am experiencing heavier thicker mucus (floating) clots. I guess I fi… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,118 satisfied customers
I have been told I have a hypoechoic ovarian cysts that has
I have been told I have a hypoechoic ovarian cysts that has changed in size since last year. It measures 6.3 with thin internal septations no significant internal vascularity. Can you explain...is it … read more
Dr. Huynh
Dr. Huynh
Assistant Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
115 satisfied customers
I was just put on norethindrone for an 8 cm ovarian cyst. As
Hello, I was just put on norethindrone for an 8 cm ovarian cyst. As I am researching after being on it for 2 days, I am feeling unsure about it being necessary. I do have endometriosis as well, but am… read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
410 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x