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Comment on ‘Adverse reaction to Nexplanon®
  1. Diana Mansour, FRCOG, FFSRH
  1. Head of Clinical Service, Sexual Health, Newcastle Hospitals, Community Health, New Croft Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK;

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I would like to thank the Journal for asking me to comment on Dr Chaudhry's letter.1 I lead a regional referral centre for complex contraceptive problems in Newcastle upon Tyne and have managed a small number of women presenting with chronic contraceptive implant infections.

Published data suggest that post-insertion infections are rare with an incidence of less than 0.5% for …

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