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discharge before I was supposed to remove my nuvaring

I think I may be having something similar going on. About five days before I was supposed to remove my nuvaring, I was spotting light brown discharge and now that I have removed it at its right time, I seem to be having my period mixed with the brown discharge on top of a decent amount of clotting. Should I be concerned?
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replied December 1st, 2015
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There is no need to be worried as your findings are more likely to be due to minor side effects associated with the use of any form of hormonal contraceptives (including Nuvaring)

All hormonal contraceptive methods (including Nuvaring) carry various forms of side effects and some women experience severe effects while others have minimal issues.

The most common side effects of any form of hormonal contraceptives include
1. Menstrual irregularities , Spotting.
2. premenstrual syndrome,
3.. headache ,migraine,
4. Breast pain, tenderness OR discomfort,
5. nausea, vomiting and
6. abdominal pain, discomfort and / or tenderness.
7. weight gain

The possibility that a individual user has specific side effect is highly variable.

Most of these side effects are more common during the first 3 months of using the pills. But they resolve on themselves and no specific treatment or change of medication is needed for minor changes.
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