I got my nexplonan installed in late September, all is well my reaction to the BC is what is expected but I've noticed that my left arm is significantly larger now then my right one. So I wanted to see if that's normal and if that happened to anyone else. During insertion all went well it seems to be in place, I'm just concerned since I don't see anyone else who has comments on this.
I googled this one and the reviews were virtually universally bad with the exception of a (presumably paid) blog article that basically said it was the best thing since free air. The biggest issues seem to be improper implantation and migration (the girl had skinny arms, so of course it would have been easy). I read of one case the same as yours (search results) which turned out to be a bogus link to the 100% positive blog. The 'unbiased' blogger claimed a 99.95 success rate (better than tubal ligation plus a condom).
While they admitted that extended bleeding could be a problem they claimed that only 91% had the implant removed because of it.
Just do your reading and try to find reputable sources or you can end up reading total rubbish.
See your doctor about this I think.
- Nexplanon Information for Consumers
- Nexplanon Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Nexplanon (detailed)
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