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Sore and swollen elbow near area of contraceptive implant. Related conditions?

i had the contracetive implant inserted in May 2012 and then suddenly 2 weeks ago the elbow area is sore and swollen actually very close to the siteof the implant I am wondering that is? went to the family planning clinic where i was told that the implant is in perfect condition and does not appear to be linked to swelling is there any possible link?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
HI Dear,
As per my understanding, the implant is in place for more than a year without any problem. In case it did not suit you, you would have had problem much before. Also, you got it checked and it is in place. So i think there is no connection between your sore elbow and the implant. Please consult an orthopedician
Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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OBGYN Dr. Nilofer AR's  Response
Thanks for posting your query on health care magic.
I don't think there is any link of patch with the sore.
Both are different entity.
I suggest you to continue using implant.
Sore needs to be examined and treated by a doctor.
Hope this helps.
Dr Nilofer
Answered: Mon, 5 Aug 2013
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