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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nuvaring: Nuvaring should be used for 3 weeks followed by 1 week with it out. Then a new one is placed. It should not fall out but if it did it should be rinsed ... Read More
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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You can remove the Nuva Ring for up to 2 hours and then reinsert if you like.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Typically..: Your period will usually start within 2 to 3 days after removing nuvaring.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: No form of birth control is 100% effective. Usually a brief removal of the ring will not increase the risk of pregnancy much, but any interuption in ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Just like with taking the pill every day, you are protected. Also like with the pill, if you don't take a break every 3 weeks, you might get breakthr ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Change immediately: I would recommend immediately in this case.
A female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Accidentally?: Off nuvaring for 2 weeks? Flow occurs when hormone levels drop after removal of ring.You may not have had much lining build up so could have limited s ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience in 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Use Plan B : Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulip ... Read More

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