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A 38-year-old member asked:

I had the depo provera shot on dec 10th 2019. for the first time, had no period. started spotting on jan 22nd until feb 5th. now i have a stringy discharge. no smell, itching or anything like that. what could this be?

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Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
May be normal: It is normal for your discharge to change when you start birth control. One way birth control works is by thickening your natural discharge. If there are any irritation, redness, itching, odor or new color then see your doctor.
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