How does Depo-Provera ortha vera affect females?

Contraception. Depo-provera (an injection) is mainly used as a long-acting contraceptive in women. It usually also causes your periods to go away, sometimes for months, along with some other symptoms related to monthly cycling. It does increase metabolism but things that increase metabolism tend to increase appetite too. So if you have a weight problem it may make that worse.
Depo. I think you may be pertaining to depo-provera. If this is the one it affects females in many ways, mainly metabolic. At first injection, it gives you a very erratic bleed, sometimes everyday for the first month or two. It is given every 3 months and after a few doses, your periods disappear. It may make you gain weight, give you oily skin, may aggravate depresssion and more. Read up on it more.

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I'm a female and I have been having pain during intercorse, everytime. I'm on the depo provera I know it can make you dry, it hurts more deeper inside?

Need to examine. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. However you may try a water based lubricant like K-Y jelly, apply a liberal amount inside your vagina, before sex.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. Read more...

20 years old female had one Depo-Provera injection oct/sept 2010 haven't had a period since and its 2012 why?

Amenorrhea. Amenorrhea (no periods) may last up to 1 year after a depo-provera injection. The fact it has lasted more than a year requires a work-up. You may have pcos (poly-cystic ovary disease) which causes chronic amenorrhea. Please see your gyn/primary care for blood tests and possible ultrasound. They may want to give 10 days of a Progesterone challenge. Read more...