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I've been on the nuvaring for 3 weeks now going on 4 weeks for no period! I'm feeling tingling in Nipple area and lumps that look like pimples. Took Nuvaring out had sex protectively then put ring back in after washing it. Took 3 tests Negative.feeling pains in stomache and sides feeling nausea I'm not pregnant am I???!!!


Hello Ashley

Nuvaring contains ethinyl estradiol / etonogestrel

I will list some of the commonly reported side effects -

If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking ethinyl estradiol / etonogestrel, get emergency help immediately:

Symptoms of overdose

  • Menstrual changes
  • nausea
  • vaginal bleeding
  • vomiting

Some ethinyl estradiol / etonogestrel side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

More common

  • Cough
  • fever
  • headache
  • itching of the vagina or genital area
  • pain during sexual intercourse
  • pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  • sore throat
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  • tightness of the chest
  • weight gain

Less common

  • Crying
  • depersonalization
  • false or unusual sense of well-being
  • hoarseness
  • mental depression
  • paranoia
  • quick to react or overreact emotionally
  • rapidly changing moods, mild feeling of sadness or discouragement that come and go

Incidence not known

  • Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  • bloody vaginal discharge
  • brown, blotchy spots on exposed skin
  • chills
  • clay-colored stools
  • contact lenses intolerance
  • dark urine
  • decreased amount or quality of milk
  • dry mouth
  • dry skin
  • fruit-like or unpleasant breath odor
  • increased hunger
  • increased thirst
  • increased urination
  • loss of appetite
  • medium to heavy, irregular vaginal bleeding between regular monthly periods, which may require the use of a pad or a tampon
  • rash
  • soreness, swelling, or discharge from the breast or breasts
  • trouble getting pregnant
  • unexplained weight loss
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Please visit your doctor ASAP for a review of your case