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Can I become resistant to my birth control nexplanon

I'm 29 and was first on the depo shot for 5 years straight then switched to implanon for 3 years and I've now been on nexplanon for 2 years. I haven't gotten a period the whole time on any of these occasional spotting but not a full period. But the past 3 months I've been getting that wonderful visit from aunt flow so I was just wondering if I need to take extra precautions if my birth control was wearing off or if I've become immune to it

Related Topics: Birth Control, Period, Spotting
 

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I'm no professional but no, I'm pretty certain women cannot become immune to birth control. Sometimes the hormone dose isn't enough after prolonged use and you have to increase the dosage. I would consult your OB/GYN for a more definitive answer.

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