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A 20-year-old female asked:

My doctor told me to start the nuvaring on my upcoming period feb 3 . i had unprotected sex today and need to take a plan b. plan b causes me to start bleeding days after and makes my period very late. when would i insert my nuva ring?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
If your period is delayed you will postpone Nuvaring until you have your period. In the meantime, you use other contraceptive method as well as in the first 7 days after using Nuvaring for the first time.
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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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Last updated Jan 31, 2023

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