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Possible that my body is rejecting implanon?

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I had implanon put in about 5 months ago and I've just noticed that it seems to be really close to the surface of my skin all of the sudden. It's definitely much closer to the surface than when it was put in and it feels like the ends are about to poke right out of my skin. Is it at all possible that my body is rejecting implanon? What could be causing this and should I be concerned?

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replied November 14th, 2010
Birth Control Answer A17098
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The Implanon can seem more visible with passage of time, but if it is alarmingly visible as you describe, then I would recommend you to go ahead with getting it examined by your gynecologist. If it is indeed coming out, then a different site can be chosen for re-insertion or alternative birth control measures can be considered.
Take care.

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