United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 36-year-old female asked:
depo finished 4 months ago - had first period last month (normal)but this month burning cramps (no blood) sore breasts done hpt but negative?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
See below: This is because it takes about 12 months for Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to leave your body entirely.
5388 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Abnormal cycles: Although you had your first period last month since the Depo "wore off" your cycles can still be a little abnormal as your body readjusts to not having the full dose Depo any longer.It can take up to 12 months for you to establish more normal and predictable cycles again,but if having unprotected sex would recommend still checking HPT's or even blood HCG levels if suspicious for pregnancy.
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Last updated Feb 5, 2017
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