Vaginal Ring - Side Effects, Use and Effectiveness
26 September 2017 Visits: 16134
 4.83 Vote(s) Share Tweet

Vaginal Ring - Side Effects, Use and Effectiveness

Vaginal Ring - Side Effects, Use and Effectiveness
Sanjeela Sharma
Written by

Sanjeela Sharma

Know how Nuvaring or vaginal ring is used along with the safety measures, side effects and benefits associated with it, through the article.

Vaginal Ring, Nuvaring or Pussy ring is a ring, which a woman can wear inside her vagina to prevent unwanted pregnancy. It is light on pocket, easy to use and highly effective birth control method. Nuvaring or Vaginal Ring carries hormones, which prevents you from getting pregnant. This is one of the easiest birth control methods you can use to avoid pregnancy. You can keep it secret from your partner as well. It works very well if you use it wisely. Using a Pussy Ring or Nuvaring imparts a pleasurable intercourse experience with your partner without any risk of getting pregnant at an unwanted time.

What is A Vaginal Ring or Nuvaring?

Vaginal Ring or Nuvaring is a kind of contraceptive ring, which you can wear inside your vagina to avoid pregnancy. It carries hormones called estrogen and progestin with a similar composition of hormones that your body produces naturally. These hormonesstopsovulation. When there is no egg present in the uterus, fertilization cannot take place. The hormones present in Vaginal Ring or Nuvaring also thickens the cervical mucus.

Vaginal ring

The chemicals present in the vaginal ring also elevate the acidity in your vaginal cavity. Sperms cannot survive in fallopian tubes and prevent pregnancy. The hormones obstruct the ovaries to release eggs into the highly acidic environment and may eventually die.

How Effective Is The Nuvaring?

vaginal ring or Nuvaring or the Pussy Ring has an effectiveness of 99% as a birth control method if used properly at the right time. However, the effectiveness of the vaginal ring may decline if not inserted inside the vagina properly.  Make sure that you insert and remove your nuvaring at the right time while having sex. Using pussy ring in a right manner and at a right time boosts up its effectiveness.

How To Use Vaginal Ring Or Nuvaring?

1- You must check the expiry date of the vaginal ring on the packaging before using it. You should not use a vaginal ring post expiry dates.

2- Wash your hands with an antiseptic hand wash liquid or clean your hands with a sanitizer to avoid infection. Now you can gently squeeze the sides of the ring and slowly put it inside your vaginal cavity.

3- Take a walk after putting the Pussy Ring inside your vagina. If you cannot feel it inside your vagina thenitstime for you to check whether it has been inserted at the right position. While removing the ring, you should hook your fingers and insert theminsideyour vagina to pull the vaginal ring out from your vaginal cavity slowly.
How to put vaginal ring inside vagina

4- Vaginal ring may contain hormones and may spread infections if notdisposed offproperly.Disposeoffthe used Vaginal Ring or Nuvaring safely by wrapping it with analuminumfoil before putting it in the dustbin.
 

HowSafe IsThe Nuvaring or Estrogen Ring?

Nuvaring or Vaginal ring is a quite safe birth control method. However, it can cause injuries if not inserted or removed in a right manner. It is not safe to use Vaginal Ring or Nuvaring if you are above 35 and smoke excessively. Do not use Vaginal Ring or Nuvaring if you have or hadhealth relatedissues like blood clots, breast cancer, heart attack, migraine, liver disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. You can have positive results from Vaginal Ring if you use them properly. However, consult your doctor immediately if you feel sudden jaw pain or back pain, nausea and trouble breathing after inserting it inside your vagina.If you experience severe pain, yellowish skin or hot flashes after inserting the ring, consult your doctor at the earliest.

Side Effects of Vaginal Ring or Nuvaring

Although,Nuvaring comes with a lot of benefits, it is not completely free of any health hazards. Some of the side effects of Nuvaring are

1- Vaginal infections and irritation.

2- Vaginal Discharge withodor.

3- Changes inmenstrualcycle.

4- Nausea, vomiting and headache.

5- Abdominal bloating and Cramps.

Abdominal bloating and Cramps

6- Appetite change.

7- Tender or swollen breast.

8- Fatigue.

9- Growth of freckles on skin.

10 -Alopecia (Male pattern hair loss).

11- Increased body hair growth.
 

Hope this article has been able to resolve your queries or birth control vaginal ring or Nuvaring. Follow Elawoman blog to get regular updates on fertility health and treatment.

3 Comments

user_img
Samantha Sims
Oct. 31, 2017, 2:45 a.m.
 5.0
I have gotten almost every side effect and there are more than what are listed. I don't like using it but I can't remember to take anything on a daily basis and I won't get anything else that a doctor has to put in or take out!
user_img
Anandi Sehgal
Oct. 28, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
 5.0
While putting vaginal ring inside, make sure that you do not hurt your vaginal cavity. Any scratch or even smallest of injury can irritate you with the vaginal ring. It's a hormonal ring and you should be very careful with such birth controls.
user_img
Dorothy Perks
Oct. 28, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
 4.5
I would like to share some more facts about vaginal ring or estrogen ring. The vaginal estrogen ring and the vaginal estrogen tablet discharge about 1/10th of estrogen into the circulatory system contrasted with taking estrogen-substitute drugs by mouth or skin fix. However, I have heard that vag...
Rating :

You May Also Like

Birth Control
How To Wear a Male Condom Correctly?

Male condoms are the easiest way of contraception. Tear the condoms wrapper and look out for condoms rim. Roll it over the erect penis carefully and pinch the top tip of the condom once you have worn it. You can use the lube if required. After ejaculation, dispose of the used condom properly.
Read More

Dr. R K Sharma
 4.83 Vote(s)
Birth Control
What to Do When Failed Copper - T Results in Unwanted Pregnancy?

The pregnancy rate for failed Copper - T lies between 1 to 3 percent. Gynecologists can surgically remove the copper T using ultrasound so that it does not impact the ongoing pregnancy. In complicated situations, pregnancy has to be terminated for the removal of copper T.
Read More

Sonia Rai
 4.82 Vote(s)
Birth Control
Which are the Best Emergency Contraceptive Pills in India?

I-pill, Unwanted 72, Preventol, Clr-72, No- will pill and Preventol are the best Emergency Contraceptive Pills in India. Emergency Contraceptive Pills are pills to prevent pregnancy after an unprotected sexual intercourse and most of them need to be consumed within 72 hours of unprotected session for high efficacy.
Read More

Megha Rajput
 4.82 Vote(s)
Birth Control
What are the early Signs of Pregnancy while on Birth Control?

Lighter or missed period, abdominal cramp, nausea, breast tenderness and Fatigue are the early signs and symptoms of being pregnant even when on birth control. Based on research only 0.1% women get pregnant while being on birth control with no missed days. However, the most common sign of pregnancy in women, who are on birth control, is irregular or light periods. This is often confused with implantation bleeding or spotting in early pregnancy.
Read More

Megha Rajput
 4.83 Vote(s)
Birth Control
Five Best Condom Brands in India based on Reviews

Based on customer reviews and feedback the five best condom brands in India are Durex, Skore, Manforce, Moods and Kohinoor. Durex Condoms because of its varied choices and high trust, controls 63 percent of the market share into Condoms in India.
Read More

Shalisha Edwards
 4.82 Vote(s)
Birth Control
Best Oral Contraceptive Pills in India

Worried about Unwanted pregnancy? Get all the necessary details on Oral Contraceptive pills and know the best contraceptive pill brands available in India. Yasmin and Unwanted 21 days tops the list of brands for Best Oral Contraceptive Pills in India.
Read More

Shalisha Edwards
 4.82 Vote(s)
Birth Control
Birth control Pill Side Effects and Reasons for Missed Periods

Understand the reasons behind missed periods while on birth control pills and understand how much delay in periods is normal. Also explore your queries regarding Birth control pills like i pill and understand after taking i pill when period will come, through this article.
Read More

expUsr
 4.82 Vote(s)
Birth Control
The Side Effects of I pill

In this article, you will learn about the i-pill, the side effects of i-pill, and why i-pill is used apart from being a birth control option. You will also get the information about the risks and precautions involved in taking i-pill. We are here to respond to all your doubts through this write up.
Read More

Dr. Manish Shah
 4.83 Vote(s)
Birth Control
Vasel Gel - Male Birth Control Method

In this article, you will read about the male birth control vasel gel and how it is related to male birth control. Along with the details, you will also learn about the important facts related to vasel gel. We are here to respond to all your doubts through this write up.
Read More

Sanjeela Sharma
 4.83 Vote(s)
Birth Control
Contraceptive Sponge - Uses, Benefits and Side effects

In this article, you will learn what birth control sponge is, how sponges are use and how it is a one of the essential contraceptives for women. Moreover, we bring the additional risks and side effects vaginal sponge in this article.
Read More

Kanu Priya
 4.82 Vote(s)
Birth Control
Natural Family Planning - Fertility Awareness

In this article, you will learn about the signs of ovulation and ovulation symptoms. Along with symptoms of ovulation, this write up has also covered how to prevent pregnancy naturally with certain methods. You will also get the information about the fertility awareness. We are here to respond to all your doubts through this article.
Read More

Dr. Sankar Das Mahapatra
 4.82 Vote(s)
Birth Control
IUD Meaning and Benefits

Read about what is birth control and what are the birth control measures in this article. We also bring you the details about IUD and its benefits as well as information about Paragard IUD-one of the popular IUDs in global market.
Read More

Dr. Mehul
 4.82 Vote(s)

More From Author

Fertility Tracking
Ovulation Calculator or Period Calculator, Track Ovulation

To know about your ovulation period, ovulation calculator is highly...
Read More

Sanjeela Sharma
 4.82 Vote(s)
Fertility Tracking
Ovulation Period Calculator and Period Tracker

It is very important for you to know how to calculate ovulation cyc...
Read More

Sanjeela Sharma
 4.82 Vote(s)
Baby Bump
4 Weeks Pregnant: Symptoms, Tips and More

This article is a complete guide to 4 weeks pregnant symptoms such...
Read More

Sanjeela Sharma
 4.82 Vote(s)
CATEGORIES