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Guidance on Nuvaring - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have the nuvaring and i am using it on the 3 month cycle and i just realized today that it feel out. Now i am off my cycle. Should i put the next ring in?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   Yes, it is required to be inserted again
Doctor :   What has your gynec suggested you?
User :   I placed a call into her today and i am waiting to her back from her
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   She shall suggest you the same
Doctor :   There are different varieties of that ring
Doctor :   someones will have to changed every month
Doctor :   most of the rings rather
User :   yeah i am on a cycle right now where i change it every three weeks so that i dont have a period for 3 months. so now i am off my cycle.. is that ok
Doctor :   should be changed every month
Doctor :   It cannot be taken for granted
Doctor :   because risk of pregnancy cannot be ruled out
Doctor :   Are you getting it?
Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not responding. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.
User :   im sorry
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   No problem
Doctor :   So did you understand?
User :   yes i understand but my doctor told me to put a new ring in every 3 weeks
Doctor :   Right, that is ideal
Doctor :   Once in a month is also followed for certain rings
Doctor :   but go as per your doctor's advice
Doctor :   that is also right
Doctor :   no doubt in it
Doctor :   just because you are not getting period
Doctor :   does not prevent you from pregnancy
Doctor :   hence the ring is required
User :   right... now that I am off cycle and have my period should i put the next ring in?
Doctor :   yes, after the period you should insert it
Doctor :   I hope you understood
User :   Yes thank you
Doctor :   Do you have any other queries?
User :   no i think thats it
User :   thank you
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