A 21-year-old female asked:
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can the depo-provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot prolong menstrual periods ?

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It may: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shots can cause irregularities in the menstrual cycle.
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes,: Some women get extended bleeding on the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot and other women get no bleeding.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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Dr. Kathryn Mercer
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Yes: You should see your doctor and get some hormonal assistance to "jump start" your cycle, though. It is not good to have less than four periods a year.
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Dr. Karen Jones
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