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Light period after essure procedure???

I had the Essure tubal done on Feb, 2nd. my period is super light, I expected it to be heavy.. - it was before! And, I was on the pill, and went off about a month ago, so are the hormones still lingering around helping my cycle be lighter?? does anyone have any experience with this? Thanks! Jen
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I had the Essure done on Dec 21, I have also already had my xray to make sure it worked. I to am having light periods, like almost none. I was also wondering if anyone else was having this problem.
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I havent had the essure done.  But to my knowledge during the first 3 months following the procedure, your body and the micro-inserts work together to form a tissue barrier that prevents sperm from reaching the egg. During this period, you will need to use another form of birth control.
After 3 months, your doctor will perform an Essure Confirmation Test, a special type of x-ray to confirm that your tubes are completely blocked and you can rely on the Essure micro-inserts for birth control.
http://www.drherzogwomensspecialist.com/
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I have late period, it is every 35 days, I am 38 years old, it is very light and very dark it likes a spots there is not a hot flushes
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I have had the procedure. But my periods have always been light. My issue is having no period at all. I never got in July and then got it in August for 2 days and i havent gotten it in September at all!
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I had essure done in 2003 ever sence I have had 3 day periods. I used to have 5. They are darker in color and not heavy bleeding at all. i also have fibrocystical breast due to low hormones so I think that could be from the essure. Not proven. I have had no other problems.
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wow i got the essure done march 8th in april i had a so called period for 3 weeks in a row on and off and not heavy at all it only comes out when i  wipe that's not normal for me mine are usually about 3-5 days and really heavy now it's june and i still haven't had my period plus on top of that all these pg symptoms i'm going to the dr to see what's up.
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Just had the xray Aug. 27,2010 all is well only I have not had a period in two months. No one said anything about this side effect.
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I had the essure procedure last Dec 09 and have had pretty "normal" periods - they would generally be early or on time but this month I am late (8 days today).  Think I should be concerned?  Trying not to be but this is not like me.  Thoughts?
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I had the procedure done..... and I have heavy periods and really bad cramping. It has been 8 months since I have had the procedure done. I don't even understand why I have a period. I don't wanna have periods!
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I also had the procedure and found out it worked in July 2010.I have not had my period since then.it's now January 2011 and still no sign.so you're not alone.
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Me too...I had the procedure in November of 2010 and the contrast/dye scan in February with a successful scarring result.  We've had a pretty stressful year which usually affects my periods, but now they are hit or miss - brown discharge for a few days - which was late.  I took three pregnancy tests just to make sure we were safe, all negative.  I also just turned 41 - perimenopause or the inserts?
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I have the same problem....I don't know the solution.If anyone konws about that, Please tell
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I had the essure procedure done august 2nd, haven't had the dye test yet. right after i bleed for about a week and a half and then nothin for about a month. Then got super light spotting for 2-3 days. before, my periods were regular 5- 7 days.
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I am doing the same as you, is this ok or should I be worried about this?
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