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Is it safe to have an implanon for few years, especially after a hysterectomy?

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Hi just want to know if it's XXXXXXX to have an implanon for more than 3 years & especially after a hysterectomy?
Posted Tue, 7 May 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 45 minutes later
The main indication of Implanon is Contraception.
So,after hysterectomy,there is no need for contraception .
It should be removed at the end of 3rd year.
As there is no role of Implanon after hysterectomy,it is better to remove it
Wish you good health
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