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Estrogen pills stop bleeding depo

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

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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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Call the doctor: You need to go back to the doctor, this is too complicated to sort out online. If the doctor does not have a plan or is not helpful, see another one. ... 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
45 years experience Endocrinology
No: The effectiveness of depo-provera will not be altered by the addition of supplemental estrogen.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
23 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Exam and US?: Have you had a genital exam, pelvic us and laboratory evaluation before the treatment started? Vaginal bleeding/ spotting can be caused by different p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No Mirena (levonorgestrel) will not: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is intrauterine device and different than Depo Provera and you may not have same side effects.You have to discuss it with your ... 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 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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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed : Breakthrough bleeding on depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is common. Iron supplementation is helpful to avoid anemia. Sometimes a short course of e ... Read More
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