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Castro Valley, CA
A 31-year-old female asked:

am i still protected with ortho evera patch if my patch edges don't stick to my skin?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: If the Ortho Evra patch edges are slightly lifted up you are still protected. If say half of the patch is no longer touching the skin then a person probably isn't getting enough of the medication to prevent pregnancy. If the patch isn't sticking well you need to problem solve how to make it stitch better.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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