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My estradiol vaginal ring fell out. What should I do?

If your estradiol vaginal ring falls out, rinse it with warm water, then re-insert it. A vaginal ring may fall out for several reasons, including:
  • it isn't inserted far enough
  • you strain hard during a bowel movement
  • your vaginal muscles are weak
If your estradiol vaginal ring falls out frequently, talk to your doctor.

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