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pregnant and was curious what would could happen if i use the NuvaRIng

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Well i think that i am pregnant and was curious what would could happen if i use the NuvaRIng
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 10 years ago.
Hormonal contraceptives like NUVARING should not be used during pregnancy.
Extensive epidemiologic studies have revealed no increased risk of birth defects in women who have used oral contraceptives prior to pregnancy. Studies also do not suggest a teratogenic effect, particularly in so far as cardiac anomalies and limb reduction defects are concerned, when oral contraceptives are taken inadvertently during early pregnancy.
However as said earlier NUVARING should not be used in pregnancy,

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