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What leads to brown discharge on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

What leads to brown discharge on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Old blood: Many women on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) don't have regular menstrual periods. Sometimes there is some breakthrough bleeding that occurs in small amounts. The blood may not come out right away so it turns a brown color that you see as it seeps out slowly. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Brown discharge on Depo-Provera shot? It kind of smells odd, like irony or eggy...? No STDs either, we both got tested.

Brown discharge on Depo-Provera shot? It kind of smells odd, like irony or eggy...? No STDs either, we both got tested.

May be normal: You may have old bloody discharge for up to 9 months after Depo Injections. See a Provider if you are concerned. the smell may just be old blood. ...Read more

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Mild cramping light spotting on and off headaches 3 negative hpt test sex 13 days ago. brown discharge miss Depo-Provera 7/19 sex first time 9/6 ? Wats wng

Mild cramping light spotting on and off headaches 3 negative hpt test sex 13 days ago. brown discharge  miss Depo-Provera 7/19 sex first time 9/6 ? Wats wng

Irregular periods: It can take awhile for cycles to go back to normal after you stop Depoprovera. If you are not wanting to be pregnant then it would be best to restart a birth control method. This will give you back menstrual cycle control and prevent pregnancy ...Read more

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What should I do for blood and brown discharge while using depo?

What should I do for blood and brown discharge while using depo?

Common side effect: Irregular bleeding and spotting is common for women on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Often this will go away the longer a woman is using Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). However spotting can also be an indication of a vaginal or cervical infection, so if you have any concerns about that check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What acually causes brown discharge and blood when on depo? I've been on it for about a year now. I don't understand why I have brown discharge.

What acually causes brown discharge and blood when on depo? I've been on it for about a year now. I don't understand why I have brown discharge.

Depo: Its the lining of your uterus being so suppressed by the Progesterone effect of the depo that it breaks down and your body cannot react to that by making estrogen to heal it due to the also suppressive effect of depo on ovulation. Sometimes a short course of estrogen pills for a few weeks can help with that but over time this may come back, and you then take estrogen again. ...Read more

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Two days after sex I get cramps and brown discharge but I'm on depo....(this is the second time this has happen)?

Two days after sex I get cramps and brown discharge but I'm on depo....(this is the second time this has happen)?

Can be normal: The Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot can cause a disruption of the menses. Some women have no menses on the Depot. Other women have irregular spotting. Brown discharge is old blood. Depending on effect of Depot on your uterine lining, this may be old blood from lining, or it could be post-coital spotting which comes from cervix. See a doctor if you're worried, more information is needed to accurately diagnos ...Read more

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