San Juan, PR
A 20-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex and got my period the next day, but still took plan b just in case. can i still insert my nuvaring? (first time using the ring)

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Yes. : Unlikely you were pregnant. Carry on according to schedule.
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San Juan, PR
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?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
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 34-year-old female asked:
Put nuvaring in 2 days late after period.3days later had unprotected sex, husband ejaculated in me, possibility of pregnancy?? do i still have protection from the 3days ive had nuvaring in even though i waited 9days vs 7 to insert?
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Chance of conception is extremely low with the described scenario.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
2 days late inserting nuvaring due to heavy period. Unprotected sex 3 days later, possibility of being pregnant? Is Plan B safe to take as well?
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Pregnancy not likely: It is not likely to get pregnant if you had sex 3days after placement of NuvaRing even if it is 2 days late.Do not need plan d.
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Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Although unlikely to be pregnant, there is a slightly increased chance by placing the ring late. It is safe to take Plan B as well.
Nov 3, 2015
A 18-year-old member asked:
I started my period on 3/6 and on 3/7 I inserted my NuvaRing in and had lighter period and my periods usually last 6-7 days and Im still bleeding brown spotting and my period supposed to be ended already and I want to have sex with my bf tomorrow ?
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
It may or may : not stop completely in day or two. Some people are OK with sex, and light bleeding, others may not feel comfortable with any flow at all.
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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?
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... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
I have been on the nuvaring for over 6 months, I keep it in for 28 days, & then I remove it to let my body have a period.. I usually will start my period 2-3 days after removing the Nuvaring. I did not insert my nuvaring until the first day I realized tha
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Your question??: I don't know your question, but please understand that you should remove the Nuvaring after 21 days, then insert a new one 7 days after that. This wi... Read More
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Last updated Sep 23, 2012

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