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spotting on depo provera

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Abnormal bleeding, whether bleeding daily or no bleeding at all, is a side effect of progesterone only contraception. Sometimes receiving the shot ear ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Bleeding on depo: No contraceptive is 100% effective, so it's always a good idea to check a pregnancy test if suspicious. However, it is not unusual to have some spotti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in 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
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Brown is simply old blood that has bee ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in 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 ir ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Spotting and irregular bleeding is very common on depoprovera. It means nothing and you still have quality contraception.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Estrogen supplements: There are no estrogen medications available without a prescription in the United States. Soy based foods do have a mild estrogen-like effect.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: Depo-provera is one of the most effective forms of birth control, as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods ... Read More
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