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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Nuvaring (Overview)

Nuvaring is a small silastic flexible hormonally embedded device that allows resorption of its hormone intravaginally over 3 weeks to prevent conception.


Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Nuvaring (Overview)

Nuvaring is a small silastic flexible hormonally embedded device that allows resorption of its hormone intravaginally over 3 weeks to prevent conception.


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Does nuvaring have to be sitting exactly on the cervix to be effective?

Does nuvaring have to be sitting exactly on the cervix to be effective?

Nuvaring.: No it does not. Its contraceptive effectiveness is due to hormones not the position of the ring. ...Read more

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Can you please define nuvaring and how does it work?

Can you please define nuvaring and how does it work?

Hormones: Nuvaring is a flexible 2” diameter ring that is inserted in the vagina. It releases a continuous dose of estrogen and progestin to prevent the ovaries from developing mature eggs. It is 99% effective in reducing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: nuvaring?

Please describe the medication: nuvaring?

NuvaRing: Used for birth control. This medicine is a contraceptive. Nuvaring is the trade name for a combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how the nuvaring is inserted and works?

Can someone tell me how the nuvaring is inserted and works?

Watch video: See the following youtube video http://www.Youtube. Com/watch? V=ea-kbuxxgvo. ...Read more

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Are nuvaring and the patch more dangerous than birth control pills?

Are nuvaring and the patch more dangerous than birth control pills?

No: The nuva ring and the patch are both forms of birth control pills with the same two hormones. The only difference is with the ring the hormones are absorbed vaginally, and with the patch through the skin. Nuva ring is quite low dose in hormones. The patch is a little higher in hormone dose. ...Read more

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When is nuvaring effective? I am 4th day with second nuvaring and I had unprotected sex with ejaculation. My doctor said I can get plan b, should I?

When is nuvaring effective? I am 4th day with second nuvaring and I had unprotected sex with ejaculation. My doctor said I can get plan b, should I?

Probably working: Did you have the ring out for very long between the 2 nuva rings? If it was for y days or less, the chance of being pregnant is pretty low (very low, but not impossible). However, if it was for more than 7 days between the nuva rings, you should use the plan b, or ask your doctor a prescription for "ella" which can work a little better than Plan B depending on your weight. Also consider copper iud. ...Read more

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Will nuvaring work if it's being out for more than 3 hours? Can I put it back in?

Yes, it will work: Nuvaring normally can be taken out up to 2 hours for intercourse and put back in safely and still prevent pregnancy. If it is put back in 3 hours however, Plan B would be a safe "back up" method to prevent any sperm stragglers from making it to Nirvana(the spurious egg). ...Read more

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What are the most complications with the nuvaring besides puttin it "in"?

What are the most complications with the nuvaring besides puttin it "in"?

Nuvaring: Besides the discomfort of putting it in, some women may have discomfort during intercourse and a foreign object sensation. Vaginal irritation and inflammation can occur, some weight gain and nausea. Serious and more rare side effects include blood clots, but less likely for those under 35 and who don't smoke. ...Read more

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I have ovary pain with nuvaring and previously with ortho tri-cyclen lo. It is sometimes stinging pain and other times it is burning pain. Why?

I have ovary pain with nuvaring and previously with ortho tri-cyclen lo. It is sometimes stinging pain and other times it is burning pain. Why?

Not normal please: See your gyn, u need an exam, ultrasound and you may need laparoscopy to look inside and to see if you have endometriosis or scar tissue or other problems. ...Read more

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On nuvaring to avoid of cysts and painful ovul. So I know I'm not currently oving. But I feel my ovaries pinch now and then as if I am normal?

On nuvaring to avoid of cysts and painful ovul. So I know I'm not currently oving. But I feel my ovaries pinch now and then as if I am normal?

Yes: Ovulation can still occur occasionally with hormonal contraception. The symptoms may also not be related to your ovaries at all, and can be musculoskeletal or gastrointestinal. ...Read more

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If I am be pregnant, will my nuvaring hurt my baby?

If I am be pregnant, will my nuvaring hurt my baby?

NO: Once you know you are pregants, take it out and everything should be ok. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 3 weeks before your period while on nuvaring? The condom broke, but we didn't realize until it was too late.

Can you get pregnant 3 weeks before your period while on nuvaring? The condom broke, but we didn't realize until it was too late.

Very unlikely: If you are using the NuvaRing now, and you had replaced it at the appropriate time after your last period, then the chance you could get pregnant is extremely low. The NuvaRing is very good at preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it bad to replace nuvaring every three weeks without leaving it out for a week?

Is it bad to replace nuvaring every three weeks without leaving it out for a week?

No it is not bad: This is perfectly safe and can be used to diminish the number of periods that you have. There is the risk of spotting and breakthrough bleeding at times, but overall it is a safe option. ...Read more

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Can I overdose on nuvaring?

Can I overdose on nuvaring?

???: If you are having side effects the ring may have too much hormone in it for your body, please see the person who put u on the ring for an evaluation, or your gyn you have now, u may need to be on fewer hormones loloestrin is the lowest dose combo pill, it has much less hormone in it than nuvaring. ...Read more

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When is nuvaring effective?

When is nuvaring effective?

Pretty quickly but..: The ring starts working very quickly but you should use a backup method of contraception for a week if you are not switching from another hormonal contraceptive method. ...Read more

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How does a nuvaring protect you?

How does a nuvaring protect you?

Nuvaring: It releases a continuous dose of estrogen and progestin to prevent the ovaries from developing mature eggs. ...Read more

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