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A 26-year-old female asked:

On progesterone 200mg to bring back period- can it cause diarrhea? i know sometimes i used to get diarrhea before my period started. is this a sign?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Not typical: Diarrhea is not a typical side effect of progesterone.
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