Are you having back pain with any of the following?
We understand that you are experiencing one or more of the health issues that might be impacting your back pain.
We recommend that you discuss these health issues with your doctor before proceeding with this program.
Once you are cleared by your doctor to do this program, we hope it helps you find relief from your back pain.
The ring is a small, flexible, plastic ring that you insert into your vagina. To prevent pregnancy, you leave it inside your vagina for three weeks, and remove it for the fourth week. Your period commonly comes during the week you are not wearing the ring.
Most women do not feel the ring while it is in the vagina. Most partners report that they can't feel the ring during sex.
Currently there is only one type of vaginal ring. It is known by its brand name NuvaRing.
This is a very effective method of birth control. The risk of pregnancy if you use the birth control ring is about 1 percent
Remember: most women can use hormonal methods safely but some women should not. We should discuss your options if:
If you have an emergency medical condition, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. An emergency medical condition is any of the following: (1) a medical condition that manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including severe pain) such that you could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in serious jeopardy to your health or body functions or organs; (2) active labor when there isn't enough time for safe transfer to a Plan hospital (or designated hospital) before delivery, or if transfer poses a threat to your (or your unborn child's) health and safety, or (3) a mental disorder that manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity such that either you are an immediate danger to yourself or others, or you are not immediately able to provide for, or use, food, shelter, or clothing, due to the mental disorder.
This information is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of specific medical advice or care you receive from your physician or other health care professional. If you have persistent health problems, or if you have additional questions, please consult with your doctor. If you have questions or need more information about your medication, please speak to your pharmacist. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse the medications or products mentioned. Any trade names listed are for easy identification only.