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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: It may be as much as 2-3 months after the Depo wears off to regain normal cycles. It can vary from person to person

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe...but unsure.: Supprelin la (histrelin) is a Histrelin Acetate implant; whereas Lupron depot is a Leuprolide Acetate suspension. Obviously there is worthwhile concer ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery: Removal of endometriosis is an excellent complement to any medical treatment. Aromatase inhibitors and continuous oral contraceptives are also effecti ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Absolutely: Endometriosis requires an individual treatment approach. There are multiple different treatment options (birth control pills, progesterone, aygestin, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes, not together: It's safe to use Lupron (leuprolide) depot for limited treatments and it's okay to try having kids before or after, you just can't do the two at the s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Matsuda
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check for infection: Make sure you don’t have a bladder infection. Check a urinalysis at your doctor’s office. Also consider interstitial cystitis as another diagnosis a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes...: Not sure how long you have been in the medication for but I would suggest to see your GYN if you have significant symptoms or worsening of those/
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possibly: Some women will ovulate through lupron (leuprolide). Since you are still getting periods, you should discuss increasing the dose with your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lupron for what?: Need more information. For what problem are you on Lupron? What symptoms are you having that are not going away on Lupron. Best wishes!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Assume Pelvic Pain: ? Diagnosis endometriosis and pain. If Lupron (leuprolide) is not helping, the pain is either coming from very severe endo, or from another source. ... Read More

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