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A 22-year-old female asked:

First time on nuvaring , i am now on second ring but on fourth day i had unprotected sex with ejaculation , should i get plan b?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Plan B: You should be protected by the NuvaRing and should be ok. Plan b will probably add nothing to your protection since the NuvaRing is already supplying like hormones.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
On second month of nuvaring , was i suppose to wait 7 days for new ring to get in system or is that only for first use? I had unprotected sex.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
3 weeks in 1 out: You place the NuvaRing in the vagina for 3 weeks. Then you remove it for one week. Then you place the next ring and repeat the process.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
I am on second nuvaring, i inserted new one right on 7th day. However i had sex with ejaculation on fourth day should I take Plan B or no?
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
No If you use it: As instructed , 3 wks on and 1 wk off , NuvaRing is 98% effective , means even with proper uses 2% chance of getting pregnant. It appears you followe... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Do you recommend someone take Plan B if they have been using the nuvaring for 2 yrs and had unprotected sex on the 13th day of cycle?
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No : You are using nuva ring for birth control. There's no reason to take emergency contraception too.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
I had unprotected sex, got my period the next day, but took Plan B just in case. I was supposed to begin using nuvaring this cycle, is it safe to?
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes, you can: Starting your contraception under these conditions should be acceptable.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Hello. I got prescribed a vaginal ring as a contraceptive method. It is called NuvaRing. I started using it yesterday on the 2nd day of my cycle. I wasn't using a hormonal contraceptive before. How long should I wait before having unprotected sex ?
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
During the first month of use of the Nuva ring, use a supplemental condom in conjunction with it until the first period for extra protection from an u... Read More
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Last updated Jun 22, 2017

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