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Does The Nuva Ring Cause More Of A Blood Clot Risk Than Other Birth Conrol
I have mild SLE (no organ involvement), only on Plaquenil. No antiphospholipid antibodies, high BP or f. history of blood clots. Is birth control safe?
Probably safe: Per Uptodate Oral contraceptives containing low levels of estrogen are probably safe in patients with mild well-controlled SLE. Avoid use in pts with with increased risks of clotting. Patients with anti phospholipid antibodies, nephrotic syndrome, hx of thrombophlebitis, CAD, migraines, smokers. uncontrolled HTN. Of course weigh the risks and benefits with your personal Doctor. ...Read more
I've been on my period for 9 days now. I was using nuva ring and took it out two days ago. small blood clots daily. what could be the cause?
Nuvaring: Nuvaring is not 100 % birth control. Pregnancy can occur, so get a serum HCG test (very accurate). Sometimes the progesterone in the Nuvaring can make your cycle irregular, but if pregnancy test is positive, see your healthcare provider to make sure you do not have an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more
Can the nuva ring affect urchances of getting pregnant? Its a horrible birth control. I had avery large blood clot the first time i took it off.Yrsago
No: Nuvaring is simply the birth control pill packaged differently, and none of these products affect future fertility. Obviously the NuvaRing was not right for you, but that does not mean it is not a perfectly good choice for someone else. It sounds like you have some concerns which you need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yas/ yasmin: On sep, 6, 2013: 7, 405 people reported to have side effects when taking adderall. Among them, 105 people (1.42%) have blood clot in the legs. ( remember, this is of the total reports, not 1.42% of the total people. On adderall. Of these, the largest number were on yas or yasmin, but not on any other birth control pills. ...Read more
If you are exposed: To alot of it, I do not know what the amount would be but at your age could increase your risk, if u want no more kids i would offer u in office tubal sterilization, takes 5 minutes easy and safe, and then u could get an in office endometrial ablation to get rid of the lining so no more periods , I have done both on many of my pts and they are very happy and do not have to use bc pills anymore. ...Read more