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Nuva Ring Ring
NO: No, it is not on recall nor has it ever been. ...Read more
Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is one of the safest and most effective birth control options available. It is over 99% effective. Once inserted it can stay in the uterus up to 5 years. It has few side effects. Up to 50% will have no periods within 2 years which people really like. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: It may help. Make sure you discuss any prescription medication with your doctor. ...Read more
I use Nuva ring for birth control. When I took the nuva ring out today, I noticed swelling inside of my vagIna. Could it be a side effect to the ring?
No: it may cause selling or irritation in Cx . ...Read more
On nuva ringDuring month..Condom broke twice and used Plan B twice Aug 27+Sep 13. Nuva ring out 9/12.. Will I get period? If no, Put in new ring 9/19?
Possible bleeding: Any time a patient starts and stops hormone contraceptives there is risk that she will have a period or breakthrough bleeding for the first month. It is also possible for the patient to become pregnant in that time. It is essential to make sure you are not pregnant and contact your primary care physician if you have bleeding or suspect you are pregnant. ...Read more
Nuvaring: I admire your innovative thinking. In this case, inserting birth control pills vaginally is not effective. However, inserting NuvaRing in the vagina is effective. This soft contraceptive ring is inserted in the vagina for 3 weeks, removed for 1 week and then replaced by a new one. ...Read more
Probably not: Provided condom reains in place & neither leaks or breaks. ...Read more
Sometimes: Micronor (norethindrone) is a very low dose contraceptive and has been known to decrease libido. Unlike alcohol abuse which "increases the desire but impairs the performance" the pill can sometimes "make one forget why they were taking it in the first place" ask your md to consider a change in the pill. ...Read more
Yes!: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available, it lasts 5 years, is ~99.5% effective, and thins the uterine lining so that you get lighter periods. 20% of women will stop having periods after 1 year and that's perfectly healthy. Effects in the uterus and so it won't affect or be affected by other medicadtion; very safe method; biggest risk after insertion is expulsion (1-2%). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer