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Heavy Bleeding With a Birth Control Implant Like Nexplanon Is (Usually) Not Dangerous

Birth control implants are often effective, but be wary of heavy bleeding during your period.
A hand inside of a surgical glove holds a birth control implant between a pair of tweezers.

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