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I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 6 months how long after that would I start my period?

I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 6 months how long after that would I start my period?

90 days: Depo is typically given once every 3 months for birth control because it has a 90 day therapeutic range. If you got the shot 2 times (at the beginning and 3 months later) you were covered for 6months.Then most women will ovulate and have a period in the 90 days after the last shot's therapeutic range. For example, #1 shot sept 1st, #2 shot dec 1st, then expect a period mar-may. Some start later. ...Read more

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The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Was on the depo shot once didn't go back to get my other shot week after had a long period now I'm late?

Was on the depo shot once didn't go back to get my other shot week after had a long period now I'm late?

Late after depo: Would check HCG as you may be pregnant. Alternatively depo, a hormone, can cause alterations in menstrual cycle. Would check HCG though and follow up with ob ...Read more

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I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 months how long does it take for my period to come down ?

I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 months how long does it take for  my period to come down
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Up to a year: Most women will get their period again within 6 months of stopping Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). The manufacturer recommends you stop using this method of birth control a year before you plan to get pregnant however. The reason for this being that it can mess up the timing of periods for up to a year after stopping. ...Read more

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I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years no longer on it i received my period I've since been on my period for 3 weeks. Is this normal and when will it stop?

I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years no longer on it i received my period I've since been on my period for 3 weeks. Is this normal and when will it stop?

Not sure : If you recently stopped Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) then it is common to have irregular periods for several months. It takes 3-6 months for the cycles to get back to normal. If your periods get long or heavy see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi im sydney. how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test and I'm on the depo shot. See, I don't get my period anymore. I have noticed that my areola is like kinda dark and I have been feeling very nauseous and kinda like dizzy or whatever. I am ha

Hi im sydney. how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test and I'm on the depo shot. See, I don't get my period anymore.  I have noticed that my areola is like kinda dark and I have been feeling  very nauseous and kinda like dizzy or whatever.  I am ha

Anytime you like: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Is 26 days long enough for Depo shot to be completely effective after first shot? It was given off period

Yes, it should.: Yes, the depot is considered effective within 2 weeks, so you should be good. ...Read more

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How long does the depo shot take to get in if you took it off your period?

How long does the depo shot take to get in if you took it off your period?

A week: Unless you received your shot at the beginning of your period, it is advisable to wait 1 week prior to engaging in unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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I started using skyla 2 months ago and previously was on depo shot but i havent had a period since i was on the shot so long when will i have one ?

I started using skyla 2 months ago and previously was on depo shot but i havent had a period since i was on the shot so long when will i have one ?

Depo amenorrea: KByrne, unfortunately the amenorrea (no period) after depo can be very protracted ( a year or more) but occasionally you can return to normal in 2 - 3 months, but usually LONGER. Skyla may give you a period earlier but its a low dose Levonorgestrel system so I would not expect it to have that much effect but you can expect a few months at least thx ...Read more

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Depo Provera (Definition)

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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