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A 21-year-old female asked:

Im wondering if i need to go to a doctor to have my arm looked at where i had my 3rd nexplanon inserted 2 days ago.. i have abnormal bruising and my arm is swollen. its very painful and hurts to move it almost at all. and it burns and itches terribly?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Nexplanon insertion: Any surgical procedure, even a minor one, can become infected. See the provider who placed the Nexplanon implant right away for an exam.

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