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A 18-year-old female asked:

is it normal to have rib pain while on implanon?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: No. See your physician.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Implanon: Rib pain is not common with this agent.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Perhaps: Back pain, belly pain, and other pains have been reported. Blood clots can occur with hormonal contraceptives. If your rib/chest pain does not rapidly improve, is severe, or if you have trouble catching your breath, see your doctor right away. With breathlessness, consider going to an urgent care or er.

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