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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Are there any risks of having the implanon in for 5 years?

    I'd like to get it removed ASAP, which I should have after the 3 year mark, haven't had any health problems.
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    Dr Angamuthu Arun

    Gynaecologist, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

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    For contraception, it is effective upto 3 years . After it is just a foreign body in your arm.

    it is preferable to get it removed but no side effect or harm has been reported

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