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What is an implant (Nexplanon)?

An implantable subdermal device releases hormones steadily to prevent the ovaries from releasing eggs. It lasts for 3 years. Your healthcare professional will insert it into your arm between the biceps and the triceps underneath the skin. It only takes a few moments under a local anesthetic. It can be removed and once removed, you will be able to become pregnant again within 5 days.

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