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light bleeding on Nuvaring

I started the nuvaring on the first day of my period, like it said to, and the second day I got my period for a little during the day and it has stopped now. I'm on the fourth day and I still haven't had my period but a little[like littlelittle] bit of milky blood.

Is that normal?

and when I was at the gyno I told her I couldn't keep it in the fridge and she said to just keep it in a dark cold place where sun wont get to it and it will stay dry.
whats the reason for keeping it in the fridge?
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replied January 27th, 2008
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The ring takes over your system so that's why your period went away.

The hormones in nuvaring decay in warm temperatures - like in your body. Because of this, it is best to keep it in a cool place. Just like bread is totally fine on your counter but lasts even longer in the fridge, nuvaring is just fine in a dark, cool place. Pharmacies just keep it in fridges so it lasts longer.
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replied January 31st, 2008
Thank you
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replied February 1st, 2008
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Yep! Great answear Eiri. That's just right!
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