How Estring will feel
When ESTRING® (estradiol vaginal ring) is in place, you shouldn’t feel anything. In a US study, 95% of ESTRING users rated the product’s comfort as “excellent” or “very good.” If you do feel uncomfortable, the ring is probably not far enough inside. Use your finger to gently push it further into your vagina.
ESTRING may slide down into the lower part of the vagina as a result of the abdominal pressure or straining that sometimes accompanies constipation. If this should happen, gently guide it back into place with your finger.
There have also been rare reports of ESTRING falling out following intense straining or coughing. If this should occur, simply wash the ring with lukewarm (NOT hot) water and reinsert it.
Comfortable enough to leave in during sex
Most women and their partners experience no discomfort with ESTRING in place during intercourse, so it is NOT necessary that the ring be removed. If ESTRING should cause you or your partner any discomfort, you may remove it prior to intercourse. Be sure to reinsert ESTRING as soon as possible afterwards.
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