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Question: I am on the Nuvaring and missed my period

 concerned28 - Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:04 pm

I am a 28yr old and have been on BC since I was 16. I was taking the pill and switched to the Nuvaring because it was easier about 3 years ago. I have never in my life missed a period. They come like clockwork on my week off. I stop on a Monday and by Wednesday lunch time I have my period. Well this month my period never came. I have taken 2 HPT and both came back negative. I had a blood test done and negative as well. The last time I had intercourse was 3 weeks ago. Is there a possibility I could be pregnant and it's not showing up yet? The reason I ask is I'm supposed to start my BC again today and don't know what to do. If I am not pregnant what would suddenly cause a missed period. I have changed nothing in my life eg. diet,exercise,stress levels etc. I need help........
 Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Nov 27, 2009 2:55 pm

User avatar Hello,
I suspect this is just the result of changing hormonal birth control methods. Since your tests have consistently been negative, you should just continue the contraception as prescribed. It is very unlikely you would be pregnant.

Best wishes.


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