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A 17-year-old female asked:

I recently had unprotected sex while on the nexplanon implant but got scared and took a plan b pill too. will this hurt me in anyway and is it possible i could still get pregnant?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Pregnancy concern: With the combination of Nexplanon and Plan B (if within 72 hours) the chance of becoming pregnant I SOO Low.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
I have had the Nexplanon implant since February 10, 2015. I recently had unprotected sex. How probable is it that I become pregnant, if at all?
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Close to zero: They are very effective at contraception. Don't work at protecting against STD's.
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A female asked:
HI I am currently on the nexplanon implant. I've had it for 2 years. Is it still possible to get pregnant during your fertile days?
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Minimal: The failure rate for Nexplanon is around 1%, so it is possible to conceive with that device implanted - but that is a pretty low risk.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2020

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