U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

This is my first time on birth control, i started the nuvaring, but i began a week after i ended my period. will the nuvaring still be effective?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It would be prudent to use an alternative method also during your first cycle. Condom, diaphragm, spermicidal jelly are some alternatives. Get HPV vaccine.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jul 11, 2021

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.