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A 19-year-old female asked:

Hi. i am on the injection which i get in my bum cheek every three months not had period for 3 months and im spotting but the bloods black what is it?

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): I'm assuming this is Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) a hormonal birth control shot. It can cause your periods to stop with occasional breakthrough bleeding. Nothing to worry about.
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