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A 20-year-old female asked:

i use nuva ring for 3months on 1 week off, this is my 3rd month and have light break through bleeding and lower back pain ??

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
3 weeks in 1 out: Nuvaring should be used for 3 weeks straight then removed for 7 days. If you are using Nuvaring 4 weeks straight and then replacing it that is an ok off label use. Breakthrough bleeding is more common with this type of use.

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Last updated Jan 23, 2018

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