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I have been on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection for 6 years now, I have only bled for 1 week 3 years ago and two weeks recently, any suggestions as to why?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Normal on Depo

There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method.
Most have no periods. Some have irregular bleeding. Irregular bleeding can be annoying but it does not mean that the method is not working. This side effect is very typical of Progesterone only birth control methods.

In brief: Normal on Depo

There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method.
Most have no periods. Some have irregular bleeding. Irregular bleeding can be annoying but it does not mean that the method is not working. This side effect is very typical of Progesterone only birth control methods.
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