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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I am on my first Depo-Provera shot due to latex allergy, I have been spotting on-off for 1month, and lactating, severe headaches, can I be pregnant?

I am on my first Depo-Provera shot due to latex allergy, I have been spotting on-off for 1month, and lactating, severe headaches, can I be pregnant?

Why deposteroid shot: I question the reason for using a long duration steroid injection for what should be a short duration reaction, systemic or cutaneous. Avoidance is the only long term treatment. As to your stated symptoms they might indicate pregnancy, but more likely are due to the Depo-Provera steroid injection. For further treatment consider seeing a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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Been on the Depo-Provera shot for three years and I have had terrible side effects and was wondering if there is anyway to stop the shots "medicine" midcycle?

Been on the Depo-Provera shot for three years and I have had terrible side effects and was wondering if there is anyway to stop the shots "medicine" midcycle?

Nope: Just don't get another one when you are scheduled. I'm not a Depo-Provera fan either. Weight gain and increased osteoporosis risk, and many times continued irregular spotting. :p ask your doc about options when the time comes so you can be prepared. ...Read more

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Can my Synthroid (thyroxine) medicine affect how well my Depo-Provera provera shot works?

Can my Synthroid (thyroxine) medicine affect how well my Depo-Provera provera shot works?

Not likely. . .: Neither multicheck from www. Epocrates. Com (requires free registration) nor www. Drugs. Com's interactions checker (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1543-929, 1463-869) found any interaction between synthroid (thyroxine) & depoprovera. Just remember that even though you no longer have to worry about taking daily birth control pill, he still needs to wear condom each & every time to lower std. ...Read more

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Will the medicine for chlamydia kill your Depo-Provera shot?

Will the medicine for chlamydia kill your Depo-Provera shot?

The antibiotic: You receive to treat chlamydia should not render Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) ineffective. ...Read more

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How long will it take for acne to go away caused by Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) after stopping the drug?

How long will it take for acne to go away caused by Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) after stopping the drug?

Everyone's different: I advise patients that 3 cycles or 3 months are usually needed to see the effects of starting or stopping birth control / hormonal treatments. ...Read more

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Where can I report a drug reaction, I think should be removed from the market! Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) is poison! ?

Where can I report a drug reaction, I think should be removed from the market! Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) is poison! ?

See below: The fda's adverse events reporting system (aers) is for healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses) & consumers (you) to report any problems with meds to the fda after it has been released.
Info: http://www. Fda. Gov/drugs/guidancecomplianceregulatoryinformation/surveillance/adversedrugeffects/default. Htm
submit: https://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/medwatch/medwatch-online. Htm. ...Read more

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How long could it take for me to get my period after getting off Depo-Provera shot? And can I get fertility drugs to help me get pregnant faster?

How long could it take for me to get my period after getting off Depo-Provera shot? And can I get fertility drugs to help me get pregnant faster?

Up to 9 months: You possibly might not see a period for 9 months from your last shot, although it is usually quicker. This assumes your periods were regular before you started the Depo. Fertility drugs are not appropriate in this situation and would be of marginal benefit even if you could find someone who would prescribe them ...Read more

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Can drugs in IVF make endometriosis worse? If yes, what is the solution to get pregnant and deal with endo? How can Depo-Provera lupron (leuprolide) help?

Can drugs in IVF make endometriosis worse? If yes, what is the solution to get pregnant and deal with endo? How can Depo-Provera lupron (leuprolide) help?

No: IVF treatment should not worsen endometriosis. IVF can often overcome the negative impact of endometriosis on fertility. Depo lupron (leuprolide) has not been found to improve fertility in women with endometriosis. It is however useful to control symptoms. ...Read more

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Is the Depo-Provera shot good?

Is the Depo-Provera shot good?

Depo: Yes is good. Do shot every 11-13 weeks. Needs a negative pregnancy test before the 1st shot, and if you are late for the shot (more than 13 weeks). Cannot smoke, should not have high blood pressure, or history of blood clots. I like to check blood pressure on each shot. You period maybe irregular initially, but eventually you won't have period as long as you are using depo. ...Read more

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Is being on Depo-Provera bad for me?

Is being on Depo-Provera bad for me?

Your Choice: That is an impossible question to answer if you want specifics to your body, your life, your health, etc. In general, Depo-Provera is a very safe, effective form of birth control. ...Read more

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What is it like to get a Depo-Provera shot?

An injection: If you are referring the the birth conrol shot, it is called depo-provera. It is a shot given every three months to prevent pregancy. There are possible side effects and you should educate yourself about those before you get it. Go to http://www. Acog. Org/~/media/for%20patients/faq159.Pdf? Dmc=1&ts=20120922t1830582752
for more information. ...Read more

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What are the effects of the Depo-Provera injection?

What are the effects of the Depo-Provera injection?

Possible side effect: Possible side effects include (but aren’t limited to): ^ weight, irregular periods & breakthrough bleeding, v libido, dizziness, headaches, acne, abdominal pain, breast soreness, depression, v bone density, anxiety, depression, fatigue, heavy bleeding, blood clot & stroke. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of the Depo-Provera shot?

What are the pros and cons of the Depo-Provera shot?

Depo pros/cons: Pros: effective for contraception, only every 3 months, no estrogen effects
Cons: shot, breakthrough bleeding may occur, does not prevent STD's

Thanks for being proactive at age 16 about pregnancy prevention You have so much to enjoy the next few years without a baby to have to care for. ...Read more

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What are all the side affects of the Depo-Provera shot?

What are all the side affects of the Depo-Provera shot?

Many: All of the side effects? How about the most common side effects? The most common side effects are irregular vaginal bleeding (irregular periods), which includes spotting. Headaches. Occasionally will cause mood changes like depression. Loss of bone density if you are on Depo-Provera long term (over 2 years). Often times patients may complain of weight gain, but the research doesn't prove that. ...Read more

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Spotting but on depo provera?

Spotting: Spotting can occur while on depo provera especially within the first 6 months. It is within normal limits. ...Read more

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Does depoprovera stop ur period?

Does depoprovera stop ur period?

Yes, eventually: The longer you are on depoprovera the more likely you will have no bleeding. Irregular and persistent bleeding is quite common in the first 3 to 6 months. ...Read more

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Does Depo-Provera prevera abort a baby?

Does Depo-Provera prevera abort a baby?

NO: Depoprovera should not be used in attempts to abort a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does penicillin affect Depo-Provera shot?

No: There are no significant interactions known for penicillin and depo. You can take take both at the same time. ...Read more

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Coming off Depo-Provera do you bleed alot?

Coming off Depo-Provera do you bleed alot?

Variable: Every woman responds differently to hormones. Depending on the length of time using hormones and your cycle prior to using hormones, your periods may be variable in length and flow for up to 12 months after discontinuing. ...Read more

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Could the Depo-Provera shot make you lactate?

Could the Depo-Provera shot make you lactate?

Yes: Depo-progesterone can cause proliferation of breast tissue which can lead to galactorrhea or a milky breast discharge. ...Read more

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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more