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Can depoprovera birth control shot cause a false period?

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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Might allow bleed

Women using depoprovera typically bleed very little or not at all.
A small number will have irregular spotting that is unpredictable and typical of progesterone-only contraception. Occasionally, women on depoprovera can have a bleeding episode that resembles a period.

In brief: Might allow bleed

Women using depoprovera typically bleed very little or not at all.
A small number will have irregular spotting that is unpredictable and typical of progesterone-only contraception. Occasionally, women on depoprovera can have a bleeding episode that resembles a period.
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