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Watertown, NY
A female asked:

Is there any risk of getting pregnant if i'm 6 days in of getting my nexplanon implant and just had unprotected sex? should i take plan b?

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Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: It takes 7 days for nexplanon to be fully effective however to be safe, I recommend using condoms consistently for 2 weeks after having nexplanon inserted. I would consider taking emergency contraception and I would use condoms for at least a week more.
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