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forgot Nuva ring- shouldn't I be able to test sooner?

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I was on nuva ring for about 5 months. I had my period 8/14-8/17. I was supposed to put my ring back in Monday 8/19. I forgot and had unprotected sex multiple times with my boyfriend. I called my obgyn to see what they wanted me to do, nurse said if I get my period I start again. My question is, that if I ovulated earlier the. Your typical 14-16 days after, shouldn't I be able to test sooner? I had sex the 19th 20th and the 22cd, I could have ovulated at any time since I forgot my ring. Let's say I ovulated on the 19th when I had intercourse, wouldn't I have conceived? Then shouldn't I be able to test way before a missed period? I'm starting school Tuesday, and I am not sure if that is the reason for me being sick to my stomach or if a baby is the culprit. Someone please help me. A baby would be welcomed.. But not the bet timing.
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replied September 1st, 2013
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you had been on the Nuvaring for a few months and been regular with its use, then being sexually active during your week off the Nuvaring use will not result in pregnancy. If you have put in the next Nuvaring within 7 days of taking the last Nuvaring, then the protection will be continued. Remove the Nuvaring at scheduled time and wait and watch for your periods. Avoid stressing out, as it can also delay your periods. If periods are missed, or abnormal, or if you develop nay other new symptoms, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance (and to confirm/rule out pregnancy chances). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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