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how long does depo shot spotting last

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
By 12 months,, 50%: of women stop having menses with Depo, but the other 50% continue to have some spotting or irregular periods after that. The first 3 months are report ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine lining: It's blood that is coming from changes if the lining of your uterus. Nothing to worry about unless you develop severe pain, foul smelling discharge or ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo bleeding: Bleeding on depoprovera is highly variable. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. Most have no periods. Some have i ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Common side effect: One of the most common side effects we see from Depo injections is irregular periods, which can range from varying cycle lengths, to very heavy or ver ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Irregular periods or absent periods are a normal side effect of depoprovera. Some have them more frequently others none at all. If you like this meth ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common side effets: All except odor, which usually indicates bacterial vaginosis. Check with your GYN provider
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estrogen: Progesterone has the effect sometimes of causing what we refer to as, an unstable uterine lining. A birth control pill, which has both estrogen and p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Depo: Hi, it is not unlikely to miss a period and have spotting. this could take up to 4-6 months before you become regular, please ask ur question regardin ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anytime: When you feel ready, make sure you are on prenatal vitamins as you are starting to try. Best Wishes
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: usually it only lasts a few months though sometimes the Depo-Provera slows the bleeding down and you have a slight discharge each month The brown is o ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
25 years experience Family Medicine
DUB: We call this dysfunctional uterine bleeding - a mismatch in cycle timing and bleeding - can be a sign of low progesterone, are you sure the bleeding i ... Read More
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