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is it bad to replace nuvaring every three weeks without leaving it out for a week

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Fuehrer
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
No it is not bad: This is perfectly safe and can be used to diminish the number of periods that you have. There is the risk of spotting and breakthrough bleeding at tim ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nuvaring: When using the nuvaring, the common way to use it is to wear it for 3 weeks, then take it out for a week to have a period, then put a new one in for a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can: Leaving the ring out for one week allows the vaginal skin to recover.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Leaving Nuvaring out: Well you can leave it out as long as you want! but if you want to continue using it as a contraceptive, i suggest that you leave it out no longer tha ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skip one week first: I would start skipping one month first to see how that impacts the menstrual period following the skipped one. If that menstrual period is not heavier ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Woman's discretion: A woman may go on or off birthcontrol at her discretion. There are a number of beneficial health effects for women to be on birthcontrol, though. One ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Seek help: Encopresis/chronic constipation may indicate an underlying colonic problem that needs evaluation and may be treatable with dietary changes, increased ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Bumps in the mouth: typically heal in 1-2 weeks, you can wait til you get back but i would make appointment now to see someone when you return. Hopefully and likely it i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: The magic day for symptoms is day #3, but you can lose the clot anytime. Just rinse gently after meals. Don't go peeking to see if you still have clot ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably yes but why: I do not believe there is any scientific support for or against what you are requesting to do with NuvaRing. I can not think of any reason why NuvaRi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
1 1/2 stones or : 21 pounds - it may be harder if you are doing it right after second loss because you will have already lost water weight, glycogen in the liver and re ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Varies: Some texts will report that it can take up to a year to have a regular cycle. But, you should have a period (in any capacity) within a few months. I ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
The : The best decision you have made thus far is the visit you have scheduled with the gynecologist. You simply may have a bacterial vaginosis (bv) as oppo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Your period can be very irregular after stopping the pill. It can take 3-4 months to get back to a normal pattern. If you are not regular by that time ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
43 years experience Orthodontics
Wow, : Wow, that really depends. Are you a grinder or a clencher? Is it made of hard or soft material? In general the hard material lasts much longer than th ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Exercise everyday is great. However, your body does need time to recover. I.E. If you do upper body weights one day, do something different (like ru ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes w/ ganglion cyst: Yes a ganglion cyst on the back of the wrist can be there for many years and disappear overnight.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Morse
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: It's rd to predict how long it will take to become pregnant, regardless of the type of birth control you were using. It can take up to a year for nor ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
A while: Sorry to hear about your pregnancy loss. After any pregnancy, completed or otherwise, cycles can take up to 6 mo to a year to get back to normal. As l ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can : It is not necessary to remove nuvaring for sexual intercourse. The man will not be able to feel it. Some people preferred to remove it. It Can stay o ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: Have it seen by the pediatrician and if the mom is eating a lot of carrots, maybe have her cut down if breast fed. If not consider a formula change.

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