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Can my constant bleeding be more than a contraception issue. I had my last baby on 11-17-2011. It is now 3-31-2012 and I'm still bleeding. First, I was on the pill then I switched to the Depo-Provera shot. My second shot is scheduled between 4-12 to 4-26.

I . I am sorry that you are going through that. That is prolonged bleeding after delivery. The best advise would be to see the doctor who delivered your baby, who has a relationship with you and will want to know about this. They can determine if your bleeding is from hormone fluctuations after pregnancy and with the depo or if you need further evaluation. Read more...

I am on the Depo-Provera shot, and today I am scheduled to start ovulating. I have terrible cramps, is this a normal side effect?

Depo. Ovulation is unpredictable and often erratic or non-existent during therapy with depo. Pain is not a normal thing so see your gyn for pain evluation and find the cause so that treatment is better selected. Read more...

I bleed the whole 3 months the first time I took my Depo-Provera shot. Will I stop after my next shedualed shot?

It's hard. To say when the bleeding will stop but most people have stopped by about 9 months. You could add low dose Estradiol tablet, .5 mg at night, may help you to reach your full bone strength as well. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can prevent achieving peak bone mass because it inhibits estrogen production, necessary for bone density, without replacing it like an oral contraceptive. Read more...