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started using Nuvaring- my period is now completely gone?

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I just started using Nuvaring on the first day of my natural cycle as indicated. However, my period is now completely gone. Is that normal?

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replied September 22nd, 2011
Birth Control Answer A27042
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The hormonal content of the Nuvaring can make alterations in your period pattern causing it to stop, or sometimes even get prolonged. The stopping of your menstrual bleeding could be attributed to the Nuvaring use. Continue its use as indicated/instructed. Use additional protection if having intercourse during the first 2-3 weeks of its use. Remove the current one and insert the new one at the scheduled time. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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