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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience in Family Medicine
It : It is not normal to bleed for 3 months, Depo-Provera or not. By the date of this post you have likely made your decision regarding another Depo-Prover ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common side efect: This is a very common side-effect. Usually stops within 3 months, but I have known patients who have bled a lot longer even after stopping the depot. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Eventually: It may last up to 1.5 years after your last shot. A real down side of that medicine. So you will likely need to wait and see what happens. But you may ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal depo effect: Irregular periods are the norm on depoprovera. Many patients have no periods at all. Others will experience irregular menstrual bleeding. This is how ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: You should talk to your doctor about starting a birth control pill.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: But see your doctor to be sure.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience in Gynecology
Yes: It is not usual for patients on Depo to not get menses/bleeding. One can still have menstrual symptoms however such as cramping.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
See your gynecologis: You need to see your gynecologist it may be nothing serious but get it checked.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Most do. It can take up to one year for cycles to go back to normal in some users.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Old blood: Many women on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) don't have regular menstrual periods. Sometimes there is some breakthrough bleeding that occurs in s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depoprovera: Depoprovera is a injectable contraceptive medication that last 3 months in your body. It is very strong and chances of becoming pregnant while on this ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on when: Oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) when taken at the onset of a menstrual cycle in large doses can arrest ovulation as well as any bleeding until it i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: One of the possible side effects of progesterone only devices like Depo Provera, (medroxyprogesterone) is vaginal dryness.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Should not be used in attempts to terminate a pregnancy.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Spotting: Spotting can occur while on depo provera especially within the first 6 months. It is within normal limits.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes: A significant number of women about 50% will have their periods stop after 6 months. Some will have no periods right away but most women actually have ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chiquitha Cornelius
10 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes it is one of the: side effects of Depo Provera I would suggest contacting your prescribing Physician.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Unlikely: If you are on Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) it is unlikely that you are pregnant. It is possible to have spotting and various types of discharge ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
It may: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shots can cause irregularities in the menstrual cycle.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes and no: Sorry about the ambiguous answer. You certainly can have breakthrough bleeding with Depo, but it's not really a "period" because your not ovulating wi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Doubtful: DMPA (Depo Provera) is one of the most effective drugs in the world for stopping ovulation, it is doubtful you'd ovulate unless the shot has worn off.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Shouldn't.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Probably: Unrelated to Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Try drinking more caffeine free/alcohol free fluids.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Dont know: You need to be seen. A pregnancy test can determine if pregnant. You could also have an infection that needs to be treated so i suggest you see your d ... Read More
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