First time Nuva Ring user

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Registered: 12-31-1969
First time Nuva Ring user
Fri, 09-07-2012 - 2:03pm

Hello, I'm a 40 year old newly divorced mom who just went on horomonal birth control for the first time in several years. I already have 2 young kids, so now that I am dating again I decided to go on BC.

I put this in the first day of my period which was last Sat night as it instructed since I was not on any BC before.

My period has been VERY heavy and I'm just now finishing up bleeding and noticing some small clots still coming out. Before Nuva Ring my cycles were over in 4 or 5 days max. I am wondering if the ring maybe has blocked some of the menstrual flow which is why it is still coming out? I did feel up there yesterday and luckily it is still up there.

Any feedback is appreciated.


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Registered: 06-03-2009
Sat, 09-08-2012 - 2:50am

Welcome to the boards!  There has been some chatter on nuvaring here, but not addressing your particular question that I recall.  I found this website that lists some of the known side effects with nuvaring.  If what you're experiencing is not listed then you might want to call your doctor and make sure it is nothing serious.

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