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Here is what the drug company says to do if the Ring falls out:
What do I do if I miss a dose?
If the ring is removed at any time during the 3 weeks of use, rinse it off with lukewarm water and reinsert as soon as possible. If the ring is removed for more than 3 hours, you must use an effective form of birth control (not a diaphragm) for 7 days after reinserting the ring. If the ring is removed for more than 1 week, you must use an effective form of birth control (not a diaphragm) for 7 days after reinserting the ring.
Barbara Boyer , D.O.