Does vaginal ring cause cystitis?

How our community feel they have been impacted by cystitis on vaginal ring

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

89%

Quite a bit

7%

A bit

2%

A lot

2%

Out of the 46 reviews for vaginal ring, 0 people (0%) reported cystitis.

Reviewers that reported cystitis as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Vaginal ring  
Used for 12 - 18 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1st Jul 21

Vaginal ring  

I went on the ring at 27 and used it for two years. At the beginning I had a lot of spotting which went away after a few months. Overall, this contraceptive heavily affected my mood and contributed to a serious depression. Only after talking to a friend I decided to stop taking it in order to see how I feel without - it was as if a heavy weight was lifted off my chest. I also have to mention during those two years I had extreme low sex drive and vaginal dryness. I find it very scary that mental health is not taken into consideration when prescribing hormones and gynecologists tend to ignore the topic.

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Very negative mood

2 more effects

2 helpful

0 comments

Vaginal ring  
Used for 1 - 3 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  8th Feb 21

Vaginal ring  

I’ve only been using the vaginal ring for a month now - I went on it after a recommendation from a friend, after trying about 5/6 different pills and they all either gave me anxiety/depression, migraines or acne. Too early to tell whether the ring will help my skin, it’s increased my anxiety a bit but nothing major - main problem is my sex drive has gone from low on the progesterone only pill to ZERO. My vagina is dry now and when I have sex with my boyfriend it burns during and after. I also have thrush/itching a lot and just general discomfort down there, and needing to go to the toilet a lot more, especially during the night. Wouldn’t recommend, especially if you’re in a relationship.


Somewhat negative mood

2 more effects

1 helpful

0 comments

Vaginal ring  
Used for 5 - 8 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  6th May 20

Vaginal ring  

Pros: quite a fit and forget (for 3 weeks), doesn't affected by vomiting or intestinal problems. I fell pregnant just a month after I stopped this method. Cons: completely affected my sex drive, like... 0 with a huge problem with dryness BUT lot of leuchorrea.


Very negative mood

2 more effects

0 helpful

0 comments

Vaginal ring common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

54% of vaginal ring reviewers reported vaginal discharge

41% of vaginal ring reviewers reported period like cramps

37% of vaginal ring reviewers reported vaginal dryness

30% of vaginal ring reviewers reported breast enlargement

30% of vaginal ring reviewers reported tender breasts


Possible vaginal ring side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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