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how long after taking medroxyprogestrone should i get my period

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YOUR doctor should: Have told u that, i always tell my pts when i give them any kind of meds like that what to expect and when to expect it and what to do if it doesn't c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Masturbation: Have you tried masturbation to relieve the sexual tension? It would be safer than any medication that you may take. For good health - Have a diet ric ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Three weeks after sex is long enough for a pregnancy test to show whether or not a woman got pregnant 3 weeks ago.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Within a week: If you are taking progestin medication in order to start a period, it will typically take 2-7 days from the last day of medication before you start ha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
It all Depends: It all depends on when it is due. Some people do not have an extra period or change with one dose of plan b. The bigger question is where were you i ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Some resume immediately. Some do not resume normal periods until up to 12 months. Since you are 51 you may vary even more as the effects of menopause ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Variable: It varies, but it is not uncommon to take 8-12 months to return to normal menses and fertility.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you are not and have not breast fed, usually 6-8 weeks after delivery. When breast feeding, you may not have a cycle the whole time you are nursing ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-6 weeks : 4-6 weeks unless you are breast feeding then it may be delayed.
A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Ipills can: mass up your periods. If you are worrying about pregnancy then take a pregnancy test.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can start now: I assume that you have used Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to initiate a menses after some time without one. I usually recommend that patients start t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Wait 6 months: If you try for at least 6 months after stopping birth control then you should seek professional help from a fertility specialist
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Any time: Usually within the week. Be ready.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Baker
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 to 5 weeks: Typically there is a 1 week delay from your normal cycle, in other words if your cycle is usually 28 days then expect your period to come at about 35 ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: Depot can have an 18 month delay in fertility for some women. In general , there is a 15 percent chance of getting pregnant each cycle. After one yea ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 to 6 weeks: If longer then an evaluation is recommended.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Gulinson
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo contraception: Depoprovera injections typically are very successful at pregnancy prevention though not 100% fool proof. The longer on depo, the longer it will take ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Moderate flow for 3-5 days typically.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Use protection: You should be careful about having unprotected sex. Depo shot, birth control pills, etc., only protect you from getting pregnant but they won't protec ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depo?: You usually will ovulate between 3 to 6 months after your last shot of depo.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marquardt
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-8 weeks: If your periods were regular before the procedure, you period may return anytime between 4-8 weeks after. The average time is probably 5-6 weeks after ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liengkong Siew
53 years experience Gynecology
4 weeks: All bc pills will be effective after faithfuuly taking about two weeks but safe measure it is advisable to tell pts after one cycle for sure . Compl ... Read More
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