A 26-year-old female asked:
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I've been off Depo-Provera shot for 3 months and it's been brownish blackish I think dry blood coming out for 3 months why is it so much dry blood ?

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Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bleeding: As long you don't have positive pregnancy test, you are have withdraw bleeding.
Answered on Aug 13, 2014
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