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i am on th shot and my period is so light literly one drop

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can disrupt your periods for many months. After only one shot most people would have their periods return to normal ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Women respond differently to even 1 shot of Depo-Provera. Some women become amenorrheic (no periods) quickly, some develop irregular bleeding, while ... Read More
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: That will vary from person to person. You can no longer rely on it 3 months after your last shot. Some start menstruating after others take up to one ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: usually takes more than one shot to stop menses
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Is Mtx Methotrexate?: It is best not to use abbreviations as they can only mislead.... Was i mislead here? Please clarify what is the full form of mtx?
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period: Provided you did a pregnancy test which was negative, the day that you saw the drop of blood on your pad was day one of your new cycle.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
34 years experience Family Medicine
Missed Period: If you missed a period, there is a chance you may be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test and make an appointment with your primary care doctor or OBGYN.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo bleeding : Bleeding on depoprovera is highly variable. Here 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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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe ovulatory: Slight spotting like this is not that unusual midcycle and is associated with ovulation. There is little cause for concern unless it were to evolve i ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cassandra Hornbuckle
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time: Good morning! It can take up to year for your cycles to regulate again after depo. If the symptoms bother you, you could always try other forms of bi ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy: Make sure you are not pregnant. Implantation bleeding can be present just like you describe it. Trauma to the vaginal walls is also possible.

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