A 41-year-old member asked:
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nuvaring can you leave it in three weeks, take it out and immediately replace it with a new one instead of leaving it out one week?

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Dr. Thomas Carzoli
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can: Leaving the ring out for one week allows the vaginal skin to recover.
Answered on Nov 24, 2013

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