Acne is definitely one of the known side effects of the Nexplanon. Typically, this acne is mild and can be controlled by starting and committing to a good topical anti-acne treatment system for your skin. If, after 2-3 months of topical treatments, you do not see sufficient improvement, you may need to consider removal of the implant and switching to another contraceptive option. We recommend that you take a look at this list of the best birth controls for acne as well as those you should stay away from if you want to avoid breakouts 🙂.
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