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Fortuna, CA
A 17-year-old female asked:

i got an implanon implant less than a week ago and i've gained 5 pounds. how can i change this and lose the weight?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Diet and excercise: You'll probably have to increase your exercise and change your diet at the very least. There are a small number of women who have to have the implanon removed due to excessive weight gain. Consider checking a pregnancy test too especially if you had unprotected sex within the last 2-4 weeks.

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