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how long does breakthrough bleeding last on nuvaring

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
2-3 months: As a general rule most hormonal contraceptives may have breakthrough bleeding as a side aeffect that usually lasts for about 3 months. If BTB lasts lo ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Breakthru bleeding: By definition, breakthrough bleeding occurs while taking some form of hormonal birth control, not after stopping said contraception. So the fact that ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can expect to bleed when you take the ring out just as you can when you skip or stop pills.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
That's normal: When you take out the Nuvaring or withdraw hormonal contraception,you are supposed to bleed after this happens.Youvare having a normal response
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may not soon stop: The continuous use of the Nuva ring does not allow the "built up" endometrium an opportunity to shed unlike the pill which keeps the endometrium at mi ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The nuva ring is a low dose contraceptive and the low estrogen dose means there is little stimulation to the uterine lining to grow so there is little ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
No: Break through bleeding is comon on any form of hormonal contraception. Bleeding may stop all together or become very light over time.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
24 years experience Family Medicine
Nuvaring: It doesn't sound like you're pregnant. If you are going to use the nuvaring continuously then do it more consistently. When you start and stop every o ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Sore throat is not an early sign of pregnancy.
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