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A 17-year-old female asked:

Ive been on my period for two months now, why is that? ive always had complications with my periods, so i started taking contraceptives a few years back. my last depo shot was in december of last year and ive missed my next shot is that why?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Can take : up to 12 months for regular ovulation to return. As this has been going on awhile, talking to your doctor may allow for treatments to improve cyclic regularity.
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