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Pain and numbness in the left arm and fingers. Infection after implanon insertion on the hand. Any advice?

I have had implanon inserted a few months ago, and had to have it removed a week later due to infection and large pain & numbness in my left arm and fingers. The numbness and tingling & weakness is still present, especially around the elbow area - the implanon was inserted into the elecranon (elbow), just underneath my elbow.
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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Hi, Paraesthesia is possible after insertion of Implanon although very rare.

As you told it has been few months since removal of implanon and still you are having numbness. Here I would suggest you to go for Nerve conduction studies and in the meantime you can start multivitamin capsules single per day.
Answered: Thu, 13 Jun 2013
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