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A 19-year-old female asked about a 21-year-old female:

First month on depo, got period on time, dark red and brown blood. medium heavy, back pain, some cramps, period? or pregnant? filled 4-5 pads

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depo: The provider usual makes sure you aren't pregnant before starting Depo and what you describe seems normal for being on Depo.
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