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Who should not get the NuvaRing?

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The NuvaRing is not a good option for women who:

Women who get migraines should talk with their doctor.

  • Have a history of blood clots, heart attack, or stroke
  • Have breast cancer
  • Are pregnant or think they might be
  • Are older than 35 and smoke cigarettes

From: Vaginal Ring for Birth Control WebMD Medical Reference

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NuvaRing. 

Annovera

Orthoevra. 

Mirena. 

Lea's Sheild. 

Fem Cap. 

ContraceptINFO. 

Paragard.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 9, 2019

SOURCES:

NuvaRing. 

Annovera

Orthoevra. 

Mirena. 

Lea's Sheild. 

Fem Cap. 

ContraceptINFO. 

Paragard.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 9, 2019

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