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A 20-year-old female asked:

I'm on my third cycle of the depo and have been bleeding for 5 weeks (1 tampon filled every 12 hrs). brown and stringy/slimy. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Kent Childs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Depo: If you have been bleeding for five weeks even with your 3rd round of depo you should be evaluated. Not unusal for the type of bleeding you describe.

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