A 20-year-old female asked:
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i had unprotected sex, got my period the next day, but took plan b just in case. i was supposed to begin using nuvaring this cycle, is it safe to?

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, you can: Starting your contraception under these conditions should be acceptable.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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