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Are there any unusual side effects of nuvaring?

Are there any unusual side effects of nuvaring?

No: The side effects are similar to any low dose ethinyl Estradiol birth control pill and are probably less with nuvaring. ...Read more

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Nuvaring (Definition)

Nuvaring is a small silastic flexible hormonally embedded device that allows resorption of its hormone intravaginally over 3 ...Read more


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What are some of the side effects of nuvaring?

What are some of the side effects of nuvaring?

Perhaps not: As with birth control pills, some women may not have the withdrawal bleeding on occasion. This is due to the fact that NuvaRing contains both estrogen and progestin. Estrogen makes the uterine lining grow whereas the progestin makes it thinner. Progestin always dominates so most women will experience lighter periods. Sometimes the lining becomes so thin that no withdrawal bleeding occurs. ...Read more

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Side effects of nuvaring birth control include what kinds of things?

Side effects of nuvaring birth control include what kinds of things?

The usual: Some people do not have any side effects , but possible ones are, break through spotting or bleeding, new or increased vaginal discharge, headaches, blood clot, stroke are more uncommon ones, bloating , weight gain, sore breasts. While anyone can have a side effect, I have many patients on it and the majority do quite well. If you punch up the web site you can read about some others. ...Read more

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Is nausea and extream fatigue side effects of nuvaring or should I be looking for other causes?

Is nausea and extream fatigue side effects of nuvaring or should I be looking for other causes?

Nausea : Products containing estrogen can cause nausea. Nuvaring usually causes less nausea than birth-control pills because the circulating levels are lower. Fatigue is not atypical side effect of Nuvaring ...Read more

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What are side effects of nuvaring and early signs of pregnancy?

What are side effects of nuvaring and early signs of pregnancy?

Note sure: Potential serious side effects with NuvaRing include blood clots & increased risk for stroke, heart attack, gallbladder disease, high blood pressure, breast cancer, cancer of reproductive organs, liver tumors & elevated lipids. Common risks include headache, weight gain, nausea & vaginal irritation, infections with increase in secretions. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of using the nuvaring?

What are some side effects of using the nuvaring?

Mild: This is the lowest dose estrogen containing birth control on the market. Side effects include breast tenderness, mild weight gain (5#or less), irregular bleeding, dizziness, change in appetite, headache & bloating. Severe side effects include blood clots, stroke, pain, heart problems etc. As with most birth control estrogens, these are possible but rare. ...Read more

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Have been using Nuvaring for many years, leave mine in for 4 weeks, is it ok to skip the week off for 1 month? Any ill side effects of doing so?

Have been using Nuvaring for many years, leave mine in for 4 weeks, is it ok to skip the week off for 1 month? Any ill side effects of doing so?

Ring removal: can leave you unprotected unless using alternate double barrier techniques:condoms PLUS spermicidal foam, gel, sponge etc.. Additionally, you may experience breakthrough heavy bleeding and cramping. ...Read more

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What can be side effects of the nuvaring birthcontrol ?

What can be side effects of the nuvaring birthcontrol ?

Mild: This is the lowest dose estrogen containing birth control on the market. Side effects include breast tenderness, mild weight gain (5#or less), irregular bleeding, dizziness, change in appetite, headache & bloating. Severe side effects include blood clots, stroke, pain, heart problems etc. As with most birth control estrogens, these are possible but rare. ...Read more

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With Nuvaring, do less hormones circulate through the bloodstream than with BC pills? Does this make it a safer alternative with fewer side effects?

With Nuvaring, do less hormones circulate through the bloodstream than with BC pills? Does this make it a safer alternative with fewer side effects?

No and yes: No, the therapeutic amount of blood stream hormones to suppress the pituitary are the same for the pill and the Nuva ring. However, since the Nuva ring is placed and absorbed vaginally, a lesser amount of hormone is need to achieve the therapeutic blood levels. The oral pill has more inert ingredients to be dissolved by the stomach acid before the active hormones are absorbed. ...Read more

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I want to take the nuvaring out, i had intercourse 4 days ago. Is it safe to take it out now? Reason: side effects too much?

I want to take the nuvaring out, i had intercourse 4 days ago. Is it safe to take it out now? Reason: side effects too much?

Contact your GYN doc: Nuva ring is inserted into the vagina for a three-week period and then removed for one week, during which the user will experience a menstrual period. I would suggest that you wait for the date it is due to be removed or you may have failure of contraception. Talk to your gyn if you have side effects and use barriers like condoms or oc pills. ...Read more

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