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St. Louis, MO
A 20-year-old female asked:

On nexplanon. i'm wondering if ure supposed to ovulate while on it? i still get monthly periods&have jelly like discharge. does it mean it's not work?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Ovulation is rare: Your uterine lining may still be adjusting to the nexplanon hormone, but some flow can be normal as well.

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