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A 18-year-old female asked:

Missed period for two months, took medroxyprogesterone acetate 5mg for 10 days, got bleeding 7 days after last pill, does this rule out pregnancy? have medium bleeding, typically my period bleeding is very heavy first 3 days. passing clots too?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Since a "missed period" can also indicate pregnancy, and early bleeding in pregnancy can indicat a pregnancy outside the uterus, obtain a serum HCG test to be certain about pregnancy, and see your gyn provider immediately if the test is positive.

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