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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You are protected from getting pregnant just expect to get a period.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Protection is: only during the period you are on the pills
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not even a little: I always tell my patients for birth control to work you have to actually use it :) after one week you have no residual effect of the NuvaRing in your ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
I'm not sure what ?: What are you asking? Have you missed pills, been off the pill, etc? If you have been on the pill and using as prescribed for 4 months, you have been p ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Nuvaring protection occurs upon insertion right after a menstrual period an must be changed weekly.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: that is exactly how you do it. And you are protected.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No problem: A four hour deviation is not going decrease the effectiveness
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You should be protected after the first week. Use some protection like condom the first week to be safer. In the future, I prefer to use the Nuva Ring ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
After 1 week: After 1 week on pill and not missing any doses you should be safe
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