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Nuva ring slipped out for over 12 hours

Patient: I have been using the nuva ring continuously for over a year. Tonight i realized that my ring had fallen out this morning, over 12 hours ago. what should i do?

 

 

Symptoms: Nuva ring fell out

 

 

Doctor: Hello,If you are in the mid cycle and your NUVA RING has slipped out for more than 12 hrs , but there hasn’t been ini tiation of any withdrawal bleed , then you may continue to use it for the remaining days of the cycle i.e till the 21st day and then remove it allowing the withdrawal to be initiated.I hope i have answered your query in detail,wishing you good health,regards

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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