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Natural Ways To Stop Depo Provera Breakthrough Bleeding
I am on the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. I am experiencing breakthrough bleeding. I has lasted for a month and a half and it is still the same. How do I stop?
I've been on the Depo-Provera for 17 years and for the 1st time have breakthrough bleeding. I'm 43 and have no other symptoms. Why would this be?
I was bleeding during sex. Got 4th depo shot may 1. Could I get pregnant from breakthrough bleeding?
Hi I am 43 on Mononessa for over 5 months. I still have breakthrough bleeding. My dr wanted me to jump to a Depo shot. Can I use estroblend?
I don't think it : Would add much to solving your problem and may even complicate it.Try another pill. ...Read more
Because I am on my first Depo-Provera injection, will my second dosage make breakthrough bleeding disappear ? And is feeling more eating a normal side affect?
If u have been off Depo-Provera for 4 months and find out u r pregnant. .is it possible to have breakthrough bleeding from Depo-Provera still a bit in your system?
Should i contact my doctor if i've had breakthrough bleeding for 2 weeks after getting my first Depo-Provera shot?
No: Bleeding after depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot is completely normal. Hopefully, the bleeding will stop soon, but it's definitely within the normal range of side effects from the Progesterone in the shot. If it interferes with your quality of life, you may want to see doctor to add some estrogen to help stabilize the endometrium so the bleeding stops. Good luck! ...Read more
Received the depo shot Feb 2016 due again in may if I discontinue the shot will my acne go away? I also have breakthrough bleeding and liver disease
Yes: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) should not be used with some types of liver disease. This is something to discuss with your doctor. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can make acne worse in some women. If this has been your experience, your acne will get better if you stop it; however, this will take time. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can stay in your system for up to 8 months after you get an injection. Best wishes! ...Read more
I got Depo-Provera feb and have had breakthrough bleeding. It's red when i wipe but it's brown on my sanitary pad. I'm worried. What could it be? Pregnancy?
Depo-Provera bleed: Break through bleeding is very common with depo-provera. There is a very low chance of pregnancy but you can run a home urine pregnancy test to be sure. If it's negative ; you feel fine otherwise, it's fine to watch for now as long as the bleeding isn't heavy, there is no pain, no fever ; no vomiting. If the bleeding continues ; is bothering you, seek care for more evaluation ; counseling. ...Read more
Im on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and im due for my second injection on the 11 of august. I have breakthrough bleeding, if I have sex will I get pregnant ?
You could : You can get pregnant on this birth control method regardless of breakthrough bleeding. This medication has a small failure rate and it would be uncommon for you to become pregnant on this. To your specific question you are no more likely to become pregnant during breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more
I responded terribly to the Depo-Provera shot. Mood swings, breakthrough bleeding all 3 months, weight gain of 30lbs. Would implanon affect me the same way?
It could: The Progesterone in Implanon is different than the Progesterone in Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) plus it is a lot lower dose. That means you are somewhat less likely to have the side effects you had with Depo-Provera provera. Remember that Implanon can give irregular periods, but is much less likely to bleed for 3 months, or to cause much weight gain, and less likely to give mood swings. ...Read more
Breakthrough bleeding on period from Depo-Provera shot tiny paper cuts on vagina...kind of itchy..no pain slight burning?
I have bladder infection, brown discharge the same day it started, on Depo-Provera and had breakthrough bleeding, is it back while im being treated with cipro (ciprofloxacin)?
18 years old and have been on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) for three years. I have been getting break through bleeding for 3 weeks now. How can I make it stop?
Depo-provera: Break through bleeding is a common side effect of depo-provera, you may consider other contraceptive options, talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more
I am 18 years old and have been on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 3 years. I have been getting break through bleeding for 3 weeks now. How can I make it stop?
Depo: You may need to change ocp. Depo-provera common side effect is break through bleeding. ...Read more
If i take loestrin fe 24 while i'm on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) will it stop break through bleeding?
Hi, i'm on the Depo-Provera shot and i wanted to know if i could fall pregnant while I have break through bleeding ?
Typical on depo: Depoprovera is one of the most effective forms of birth control as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1-3%. Anytime you suspect that you may be pregnant the best thing to do is to take home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. In minutes you will have your answer. ...Read more
My Depo-Provera causes break through bleeding..Its very annoying.. I have had bad experience with its and will never use an implant of any kind again. Advice?
Depo ;bleeding: In my experience the implant is the worst for irregular bleeding. This type of bleeding usually occurs after the first shot of Depo-Provera but quite often is not a problem after the second and subsequent shots. It might stop. If pills are not your preference, you might consider the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. The type of bleeding you are describing is usually not a problem with mirena (levonorgestrel). ...Read more
I am on the Depo-Provera shot (birth control) and I am still experiencing break through bleeding, how long does this last ?
Variable: Depo is uncontrollable. Some women have no bleeding and some have horrible and very abnormal bleeding and or spotting and can last months or years. If it persists would see your doctor to make sure there is no other cause. ...Read more
I read it cud take 6 months for breakthrough bleeding to stop while on ocps. If i don't need pregnancy protection, is it better to try to treat my prolonged periods naturally w/ exercise & diet insted?
Prolonged periods: Should be treated according to cause. Presuming that homonal imbalance is a cause, and that you are not interested in birth control, using Progesterone 100 mg. Orally day 15 to 24 of cycle for 3 mo usually will take care of it. Progesterone is natural like hormone derived from plats. ...Read more
I've decided to stop taking my bc pills and breakthrough bleeding started yesterday. How long until I stops?
Hard to say: It depends on where in the pack of pills that you stopped taking them. If it was at the very end when a period would otherwise be due, then 3 to 5 days. If in the middle of the pack, it is undetermined the number of days the bleeding/spotting will continue. ...Read more
Depends...: ...on the cause. If you're not on any hormones (like birth control pills), then this is not normal, and you should be examined right away. If you're taking birth control pills, you probably need a higher dose. ...Read more
How can you stop breakthrough bleeding? I started today and I'm suppost to go to my boyfriends tomorrow, it's embarrassing. Please help
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