A 29-year-old female asked:
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i changed my iud to the nuvaring i removed the ring had unprotected sex at the end of dec now im having preg. symptoms is it possible to be pregnant?

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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience 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 hormones that prevent pregnancy may cause you to be at risk. I would recommend a pregnancy test , and not to remove the ring during sex.
Answered on Jan 14, 2014
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