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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You’re probably ok: Though Nexplanon works best in a “subdermal” (rather than “sub-epidermal”) location, applying a simple pressure dressing on your implant for a week o ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It still should be working
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Subdermal: Nexplanon has an insertion device which will put the Nexplanon at the proper depth under the skin. Almost failproof.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very effective: Nexplanon ha a failure rate of 0.05% in medical studies.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: It is subq implantable, i personally do not like it , works for birth control but often causes a lot of break thru bleeding and sometimes can be hard ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
8 years experience Family Medicine
No: There has not been documented weight gain in women on nexplanon. Most women are pleased with the nexplanon, about 15% will have the implant removed ea ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Nexplanon has not been recalled in Texas or anywhere else
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nexplanon: The Nexplanon implant is usually started during the start of an expected (regular) period. Whenever started, the device should be effective within th ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Nothing: All birth control have a failure rate. Nexplanon is very low. There is nothing that significantly effects it's failure rate. It is considered a LARC, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually two: One, if the implant is unfortunately not implanted correctly so that the hormones aren't released/absorbed by your body in the expected fashion. Two, ... Read More

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