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Nexplanon

September 12, 2019
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The Nexplanon (or implantable subdermal device) is a type of birth control that lasts for 3 years. It is one of the long acting reversible contraceptions, meaning it lasts for an extended period of time. However, it's reversible because it can be removed. Once it's removed, your fertility resilience within 5 days. The nice thing about the Nexplanon is that it's done in the office and it is about the size of a matchstick. It goes right in between the inside of your arm - between the biceps and the triceps. It's right underneath the skin and you just get a local anesthetic and it's placed and it only takes a few moments.

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