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A 22-year-old female asked:

I had my contraceptive implant changed 5months ago and a new one inserted. have been feeling some pain for few days in upper arm where the implant is ?

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Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Don't worry: A contraceptive implant might be sensitive it it has been irritated. This might be because it or the skin near it was injured. It could also develope scar tissue over time. Wait a few days and see if your symptoms improve.

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Last updated Dec 28, 2013

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