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Estrogen pills and depo

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Perhaps: Ask the gynecologist who prescribed the Depo-Provera shots whether your bleeding is normal spotting or if you need further evaluation prior to startin ... Read More
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Dr. Troy DeLong
30 years experience Pharmacology
Possibly: Are you talking about oral birth control pills? This could possibly be a better option if you have continued bleeding with Depo-Provera provera (medr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I'm assuming that you are referring to depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) (dp), the contraceptive. I have had patients take an oral contraceptive on ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Estrogen is sometimes prescribed for breakthrough bleeding while on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone). It does not affect the ability of Depo Prover ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy DeLong
30 years experience Pharmacology
Yes.: You can take an oral estrogen to increase levels. There are pros and cons to every dosage form. One of my concerns with oral estrogen is a possible ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
Yes.: Estrogen is occasionally given to women who are using a long acting contraceptive like depo provera to stop break thru bleeding. It could be used saf ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Estrogen supplements: There are no estrogen medications available without a prescription in the United States. Soy based foods do have a mild estrogen-like effect.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Side effect: You are more likely to have irregular bleeding on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) in the first 6 months of use. Another treatment to try is to get ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can try : Sometimes that works but not usually.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
52 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It's hard as sometimes Depo-Provera interferes with your sex urge. Hope you feel better soon.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: That usually works. If not, please be in touch with your doctor as he/she will want to check things out further.
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