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Can i have a linea nigra if i'm getting a contraceptive shot? No sex since Jan 27th, two heavy periods in feb with clots, also I use condoms with shot

Can i have a linea nigra if i'm getting a contraceptive shot? No sex since Jan 27th, two heavy periods in feb with clots, also I use condoms with shot

Yes, but do a test.: Linea nigra, breast tenderness, abdominal bloating, weight gain and other signs and symptoms of pregnancy can be seen with contraceptives containing hormones. Since all contraceptive methods can fail, even when using hormonal contraceptives, any signs or symptoms of pregnancy warrant a pregnancy test. Double protection is not a guarantee. The only sure pregnancy prevention is abstinence. ...Read more

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Can you have a linea nigra appear due to a fibroid or cyst? Or what other reasons besides pregnancy can cause one to appear/darken?

Can you have a linea nigra appear due to a fibroid or cyst? Or what other reasons besides pregnancy can cause one to appear/darken?

Usually Pregnancy: Line nigra is almost always caused by pregnancy. It is fairly common. The condition could also be caused by other hormonal abnormalities but is almost always benign and resolves over time. ...Read more

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Any tips on removing linea nigra?

Linea Nigra: will normally resolve spontaneously within several months of delivery. It won't need special treatments. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a Linea Nigra from having thyroid problems?

Is it possible to get a Linea Nigra from having thyroid problems?

Linea nigra: Linea nigra is not caused by thyroid disease but it ma,y be seen in adrenal gland deficiencies and in PCOS ...Read more

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Linea nigra means hormone imbalance?

Linea nigra means hormone imbalance?

Not that i've heard: I believe it refers to that vertical line - or linea nigra - on your belly is a pregnancy trademark that shows up on moms-to-be. ...Read more

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My linea nigra had faded a couple months after i gave birth its starting to darken and get thicker what does that mean?

My linea nigra had faded a couple months after i gave birth its starting to darken and get thicker what does that mean?

Hard to say: If u ovulate irregularly u may have high testosterone and elevated insulin. Otherwise it is difficult to determine especially if it's the only place that is getting darker. Good luck, but doesn't sound like a disease process, wt gain can be correllated with high Insulin and darkening pigment. ...Read more