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A 18-year-old female asked:

i had my son november 3 i started my cycle december 15 i got my deposit shot december 16 why am i still bleeding? i hassle vaginal birth no problems

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo ; bleeding: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is known for prolonged and irregular bleeding especially with the first shot after delivery. The bleeding could also be coming from lochia, vaginal drainage after birth. Check with you OB md to sort out the possibilities.

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