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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had my first depo-provera shot last month. i am suppose to get my period this week but i am three days late. can i completely miss my period on my first sho?

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
May be: Periods and bleeding tend to be irregularly irregular on the Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. Do a pregnancy test for peace of mind.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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