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Er ... should it be in, or out?

Got off-cycle with my birth control (NuvaRing) & now period weirdness has ensued, and I'm not sure whether to call the month a loss and just "start fresh" next month or ... what. More (kinda grody, sorry) details inside, because I don't want to be TMI on the front page. [more inside]
posted by alleycat01 on Apr 24, 2014 - 10 answers

Starting the nuvaring mid-month

Planned parenthood tells me it's okay to start the pill any day of the month, and one should use additional protection for seven days following. Does this apply to nuvaring as well? [more inside]
posted by R a c h e l on Aug 19, 2013 - 4 answers

Contraception conundrum

Long story short, I had a very bad experience with the Mirena iud and now considering the Nuvaring. Wondering if this is a bad idea.... [more inside]
posted by kudra23 on Apr 26, 2013 - 27 answers

The ins and outs of sex with the Nuvaring

I've looked at every question here dealing with the Nuvaring, and read all the patient information, and yet still I don't know: What does it feel like during sex? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 27, 2012 - 23 answers

IUD>NuvaRing?

[BC filter] Will an IUD (Mirena) be a good option when I didn't like the Nuvaring? Particularly, it lowered my libido and gave me mood swings. [more inside]
posted by DoubleLune on Mar 9, 2012 - 18 answers

Can I skip my periods?

Nuvaring and skipping my periods: is it OK? Do I really need to ramp it up? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Oct 7, 2011 - 18 answers

When to start NuvaRing?

Birth control filter: is my NuvaRing timing okay? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 16, 2011 - 5 answers

The only thing worse than a stressed-out bride is a stressed-out, HORMONAL bride

My skin is exploding with hormonal rage... and I'm getting married in 3.5 weeks. Help? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Aug 17, 2011 - 37 answers

I actually just hate wearing underwear, its hot.

I don't want to have periods ever again. Over a decade I got used to not having to deal with it and now its rather cumbersome. [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Aug 17, 2011 - 31 answers

Nicotine + birth control - the same risks as smoking + birth control?

I know you're not supposed to smoke on the pill, but what about nicotine replacement therapy? [more inside]
posted by mylittlepoppet on Feb 11, 2011 - 4 answers

Nuvaring: bringer of the early period?

Started using Nuvaring, feel PMS-y (cramps, breast pain, moody) now. Is this normal? [more inside]
posted by adrianna aria on Jan 14, 2011 - 15 answers

Should I give the NuvaRing another chance?

After a long time of sexual dormancy, I'm active again. Yeah! So, it's time to figure out birth control, but I'm unsure of what to choose. I would love to go back to the NuvaRing, but I had some dryness issues with it. Is it worth attempting again? Details below. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 15, 2010 - 14 answers

Go go little ring

Nuvaring with absolutely no side effects: am I just lucky, or could I possibly not be absorbing the hormones correctly? [more inside]
posted by sparrows on Sep 9, 2010 - 26 answers

I don't want my mom to know I'm having sex but I want to use her insurance to buy hormonal contraception. Possible?

I think I want to try hormonal contraceptive but I am under my mom's insurance and she can't find out I'm having sex. What can I get away with here, if anything? [more inside]
posted by tweedle on Jul 25, 2010 - 40 answers

NSFW: Changes in the bedroom after change in birth control method.

NSFW: Changes in the bedroom after change in birth control method. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 24, 2010 - 6 answers

Is NuvaRing's effectiveness mitigated by weight?

Is NuvaRing's effectiveness mitigated by weight? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 22, 2010 - 2 answers

See Spot. See Spot Stain.

I had a lady problem. You gave me a lady solution. The solution stopped working. Now I need more help from the best not-a-doctor-not-my-doctor around. Graphic details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 1, 2010 - 22 answers

How much does NuvaRing cost?

How much does the NuvaRing cost without insurance? [more inside]
posted by amandarose on Nov 17, 2009 - 12 answers

Birth Control/NuvaRing filter: I've had the ring in for 4 weeks and 12 hours. Should I worry?

Birth Control/NuvaRing filter: I've had the ring in for 4 weeks and 12 hours. Should I worry? [more inside]
posted by dahliachewswell on Jun 15, 2009 - 12 answers

Nuvaring and oral sex

Is my partner ingesting any amount of estrogen from my Nuvaring? [more inside]
posted by slow graffiti on Sep 23, 2008 - 5 answers

It's a ring thing

I think my nuvaring is improving my complexion. true? [more inside]
posted by chickaboo on Sep 22, 2008 - 9 answers

Are the side effects of birth control reversible?

I want to start taking birth control, but I'm afraid of potential side effects. I really do not want mood swings, weight gain and I especially do not want bigger boobs. What if I start on the Nuvaring and my boobs go up a cup size, if I stop taking it, will they go back to their normal size? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 8, 2008 - 21 answers

How can we either get around the side effects of my birth control OR get past the trials and tribulations of condoms?

Two-parter question about birth control. We need to either figure out how to make my hormonal BC more comfortable OR improve our condom experience. More details within. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 3, 2008 - 19 answers

Migraine with aura + birth control = stroke??

What's the real deal with hormonal birth control and migraines? Internet says there are stroke risks, my doctor(s) say not to worry. Asking for general info from anyone who'd done research on this, not specific medical advice. [more inside]
posted by Mr Bunnsy on Apr 20, 2008 - 9 answers

Is it me or the contacts?

I bought B&L Soflens 59 contact lenses online and they don't seem to hold moisture. Is it me or the contacts? [more inside]
posted by sian on Apr 5, 2008 - 2 answers

Will my Prince Albert mess with her Nuvaring?

My wife just got a prescription to switch to Nuvaring (aka "The Ring") for birth control. While she was at the appointment she forgot to ask if my Prince Albert would cause any interference or problems- specifically if it would dislodge The Ring. Any advice? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 24, 2008 - 14 answers

Let's hope this doesn't jinx it.

Why would using a menstrual cup make periods shorter? To the squeamish: this question, shockingly, contains details about menstruation. [more inside]
posted by crinklebat on Nov 29, 2007 - 38 answers

Ring thing

Nuvaring and the holidays... so I'll be out of town for Thanksgiving weekend, and that is the Sunday when I am supposed to put a new Nuvaring in... [more inside]
posted by chickaboo on Nov 6, 2007 - 13 answers

How long does it take for the hormones to leave my system?

What can I expect from taking a break from hormonal birth control? How long does it take the hormones to clear out of your system? Which hormonal birth control side effects disappear and which stay? Factual and anecdotal advice welcome! [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Oct 24, 2007 - 23 answers

NuvaRing out for 1/2 hour longer than it ought to have been... looking for advice and experiences.

NuvaRing out for 1/2 hour longer than it ought to have been... looking for advice and experiences. [more inside]
posted by exlotuseater on Jun 26, 2007 - 12 answers

Is NuvaRing giving me an unstoppable period?

Is my NuvaRing making my period wonky, and will it eventually stop? Has anyone had similar side-effects from starting on the Ring? Womanly cycle details inside. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Jun 8, 2007 - 12 answers

Nuvaring & no inserter = vag pain.

Hailing all MacGyvers - help me insert my Nuvaring! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 9, 2007 - 10 answers

Ways around Nuvaring side effects?

Problems with the NuvaRing. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 11, 2006 - 7 answers

A period belongs at the end of a sentence

Should I use birth control to skip my period? [more inside]
posted by nakedsushi on May 1, 2006 - 51 answers

oh my god it looks like a jelly bracelet!

So, I just started Nuvaring (warning: music), which my doctor convinced me to try before getting an IUD, and I was wondering if anyone out there had any experience with it, good or bad. [more inside]
posted by Kellydamnit on Feb 1, 2006 - 26 answers

to tell or not to tell

Should I tell my doctor something about my medical history that might keep her from prescribing me the birth control I want? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 20, 2005 - 36 answers

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