A 56-year-old member asked:
is it safe to leave my nuvaring in for longer than 4 weeks?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edward Jacobs answered
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You should not: Nuvaring is meant to be used for 3 weeks, removed for a week and then a new one placed. The hormone in the NuvaRing is only enough for 3 weeks. The presence of the ring for longer than 3 weeks may cause a vaginal discharge and other problems. It is best to use the ring as directed.
Answered on Sep 27, 2017
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