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my implanon was inserted today and i noticed that when the nurse inserted it she made it slant a bit into a diagonal position. is this ok?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes!: As long as Nexplanon / Implanon was inserted properly (not too deep / in correct area), it does not matter if it was inserted in a straight or diagonal position - it will still work just as effectively. If any persistent pain, then return to nurse who inserted it. Take care!

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