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A 26-year-old female asked:

I took patector (contraception shot) 8 months. stopped an got period on day 13, and 17 days later spotting. should i see a doctor?

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Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Ok for now: Because you are just getting used to the medication not in your body, it is common to have irregular bleeding for the first month or so. If it continues, see your doctor. If you are trying to become pregnant, it can be difficult to tell when you are ovulating until your cycles are once again regular.
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