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Marietta, GA
A 24-year-old female asked:

Can nexplanon cause depression? been crying every day since insertion, small things upset me, & been wanting to start smoking again (quit a year ago).

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
If you : are very sensitive to the hormones in the ring, yes this could be a cause, medication to help depression may help until you adjust to the hormones. Other forms of hormonal birth control my cause the same or worse symptoms in some cases. Let your doctor know.

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Last updated Feb 26, 2019

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