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Question: No menstrual periods for 4 years

 Amilen - Wed Aug 17, 2005 2:13 am

I am 29. I had norplant inserted after my first baby in 2001. I never had periods at all. I had the norplant removed in 2003 when I was ready for my second baby and conceived immediately. I had it re-inserted back a year and a half ago and still I have never had my periods. Is this normal and what are the dangers of miss periods througout?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Aug 17, 2005 6:40 am

User avatar Hi Amilen,
A couple of side effects of the Norplant implant are irregular menstrual patterns or no menses at all. Your physician should be made aware (if he/she is not already) that you have had no menses in this period of time.

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