I just started my 3rd week on Nuvaring, first time using it, I should take it out next Monday. Three days ago I had sex with boyfriend, he came inside. Sex was a bit painful because it inched and burned, I still feel a bit burning down there, so today I took the ring out for a moment to wash it thinking there might be some gunk or bacteria that's making me itch. It had some brown discharge around part of it, I washed it with cold water and reinserted it. Now I noticed some yellowish brown discharge after peeing. I also feel light pressure on my belly around the ovaries.
Is this normal? Could it be spotting from pregnancy instead?
I am a bit worried because there's no real way of knowing the ring works, I just have to trust it does.