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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can ?the nuvaring can cause a molar pregnancy?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Guy VanDell
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No: Nuvaring is a birth control method and molar pregnancy is a abnormal pregnancy, you would not be at increased risk of a molar pregnancy because of using a contraceptive.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
No.: Nuvaring prevents pregnancy - has nothing to do with molar pregnancy.
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Fayetteville, NC
A 39-year-old female asked:

What is a molar pregnancy? What causes it?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Failed pregnancy: It is a misformed conception and damaged baby. Does not bode well for having a baby.
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