A 26-year-old female asked:
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if i want to get my nuvaring schedule back to normal after skipping a period can i just wait an extra week to put the ring in after taking it out?

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Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Taking a chance: When you are off a hormonal contraceptive for more than 4 or 5 days, you can ovulate. You could be playing with fire.
Answered on Nov 10, 2014
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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Can happen: Most likely due to you leaving the ring longer than advised. Do a pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse episode to be sure
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Dr. Cody Mead answered
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Your period: If you took out the nuvaring, you have triggered your body to have a period by removing progesterone from your system. This works in exactly the same ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Raichle
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Yes you can: Just like with the pill, you can skip the week off and just replace the ring with the next one. If you experience breakthrough bleeding, then take a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
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Nuvaring: It doesn't sound like you're pregnant. If you are going to use the nuvaring continuously then do it more consistently. When you start and stop every o ... Read More

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