A 34-year-old female asked:
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i'm off the nuvaring. its been about almost 2wks now. it seems that i'm having breakthrough bleeding. how soon can i get pregnant? how long it last?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Breakthru bleeding: By definition, breakthrough bleeding occurs while taking some form of hormonal birth control, not after stopping said contraception. So the fact that you're bleeding 2wks after removing your Nuvaring means that your body is attempting to return to its monthly hormonal cycle. So you can start trying to get pregnant. Of course, if you don't want to get pregnant, then use some (other) form of birth c
Answered on Sep 27, 2015
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