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Periods After Depo
Depoprovera: Depoprovera is a injectable contraceptive medication that last 3 months in your body. It is very strong and chances of becoming pregnant while on this contraceptive are rare although never impossible.It functions by thickening the cervical mucous and changing the endometrium in addition to suppresing ovulation.Side effect like abnormal bleeding are very common and can last months after last dose. ...Read more
After having irregular periods and finally getting pregnant had missed miscarriage. Will periods resume irregular?
Trying to conceieve after implanon. Regular periods before implanon, irregular during implanon to regua, removed month ago. No ovulation?
Prolonged bleeding? Took provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start period for irregular/absent period. Took microgestin for 3 weeks still bleeding since started period.
Medicines to help: You could have be given another medicine to stop bleeding. You should have your hemoglobin and thyroid function. You should be tested for infection. ...Read more
Stopped BCP 4days after period stopped. Sex on BC &used condom 1-3days after period ended. 11days after stopping BCP had few cramps. Ovulating?
Unlikely: Most women will ovulate late after going off the pill. You might be ovulating, but I wouldn't count on it. Your next period will probably be late, because you'll probably ovulate late. ...Read more
Yes: You should see your doctor and get some hormonal assistance to "jump start" your cycle, though. It is not good to have less than four periods a year. ...Read more
See below: Within 72 hours after stopping it, typically. ...Read more
Last Depo-Provera shot missed in last nov regular period not returned, light spotting once. Unprotected sex, average flow bleeding for 4 days after. Pregnant?
Maybe: It can take up to 18 months for a period to get back to regular after using depo-provera shot. The longer you used it, the longer it tends to take. But if you've been having sex, pregnancy is possible even if you never got a period back. Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate, so run one to be sure. ...Read more
How long approximately will my period return after stopping Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)? Thanks
Cycle off Depo: It can actually take as long as 12 months for your cycle to return to normal after stopping Depo. ...Read more
Before ttc, how long must I wait after stopping the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control shot?
At least 3 months: Your last injection will be effective for at least 12 weeks of contraception. You can try to conceive after that. Depo-provera contraceptive can delay the return of fertility for up to 18 months. 90% of women without a prior fertility problem will conceive within 1 year of stopping depo-provera. ...Read more
Soon after: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is quite effective at regulating the menstrual cycle. When taken to effect a menstrual period, it is usually prescibed for anywhere from 5 to 12 days. When given for 12 days, the menstrual period will usually begin on the frist or second day after completing the 12 day cycle. ...Read more
No period 1+year. Light bleeding after delivery of twins, no period 3 months after then started Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) still no period. Any risks?
How long after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) will periods be normal? Last shot 8/01/13. Last period was 10/28/13. Almost two months. No possibility of pregnancy.
Variable: There are many different things that contribute to how long after stopping depoprovera it takes for the ovaries to start working again and menses to resume. This includes how long a person has been taking the depoprovera, body size (fat stores the hormone), and baseline ovarian function. 2-3 months is pretty normal. ...Read more
Very gassy,nauseous,excessive fatique.3 mts after 1st Depo-Provera shot expired,mild cramps, period next week,unprotected sex all month.pregnant?
Possible pregnancy: You could be pregnant. Please obtain a test. ...Read more
Unknown: When you stop any hormonal birth control, the next period or ovulation is unpredictable. If you want to get pregnant, then you could consider doing some home ovulation predictor kits. Also anyone attempting pregnancy should be on a prenatal vitamin. If you do not want to get pregnant, there is no "rhythm" method in the first few months after stopping Depo. Use another birth control instead! ...Read more
Withdrawal bleed for 3 weeks. Stopped pill, started again after bleeding ended. Possible ovulation during 3weeks of missed pills?
Many options: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
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