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How do I use an estradiol vaginal ring?

An estradiol vaginal ring is inserted in your vagina, either by you or your healthcare provider. The opposite sides of the insert should be pressed together and inserted into the vagina compressed. The ring insert is placed as deeply as possible in the upper third of the vagina. You leave the vaginal ring in place for three months. After that, if you plan to continue receiving estradiol therapy, you should replace the ring with a fresh one. Follow all label instructions for inserting the vaginal ring. If it's uncomfortable, falls out frequently or causes any other problems, talk to your doctor.

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