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Answered 2011-09-13 02:29:16

I've been on depo for a year 1/2..yes it is okay for you to stop having normal periods after starting the depo shot. although you might have cramping and spotting after three months when its time for your next shot.

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Does a person who takes depo shot get there period normally like when they were not using depo?

Not usually. Most women do not experience periods while on Depo.

Can you get pregnant 2 weeks before you get your depo?

It is possible, but not likely, to get pregnant while on Depo Provera. If you are getting your shots on time, you are well protected.

Can you have a miscarriage if you're on Depo-Provera?

Pregnancy is not likely if you are using Depo Provera as directed, getting your shots on time. Depo Provera does not cause miscarriage or affect a pregnancy if you accidentally get it while you're pregnant or get pregnant while using it.

Can you get pregnant while bleeding on Depo-Provera?

if you're getting shots on time, it's not likely you'll get pregnant while using Depo Provera. Bleeding doesn't make a difference in this risk.

How long does it take for the Depo-Provera shot to make periods irregular?

Depo works immediately, I believe. I know for a fact that you NEVER get your period while on it. Don't be nervous if you spot every now and then however. And make sure to eat right, Depo is known for causing excessive weight gain.

Is brown spotting a sign of pregnancy while on depo?

Brown spotting is a common side effect on Depo. Signs of pregnancy are absent periods and a positive pregnancy test.

Can you contract endometriosis while on the Depo-Provera?

No. Endometriosis is when endometrial tissue spreads outside the uterus and it causes great pain when the woman menstruates, as well as from inflammation in between periods from where the tissue seeded itself. Depo Provera stops endometrial cells from proliferating, so while a woman uses Depo Provera, she will have very little trouble with her endometriosis. Depo Provera stops periods, which is helpful in endometriosis.

Can you get pergant on depo shot if you are on your period?

You are protected while on Depo Provera regardless of bleeding. As long as you get the shots on time, there's no decrease in protection just because you're having vaginal bleeding.

You have been on the depo shot for two months and have had a period for a month now is this normal?

Depo shots are capable of changing the intervals between someone's periods. However, it is unusual to have a flow that spans a whole month without stopping. Immediately consult a physician if this is the case.

How does Depo-Provera affect menopause?

Depo Provera prevents pregnancy. It is of no use if your periods have stopped.

When you get periods after stopping depo is it possible to conceive?

Once your periods are regular after stopping depo provera, you can probably get pregnant. YOu can also get pregnant just before your first normal period.

What happens to your body after stopping Depo - Provera?

i used to be on depo, you get longer, heavier periods, and your boobs will be sore.

Could you be pregnant on the depo injection?

Yes, it is possible. The Depo injection is 99% effective, but there is always that small 1% chance that you could become pregnant while on it. However, most women who have gotten pregnant while on the depo injection is because they waited too long to get their next depo injection so it was no longer effective. If you are on this type of birth control, remember to get your shots on time. Also remember that while the shot helps prevent pregnancy, it does not protect against STDs in any way.

Do you have periods twice in one month while on Depo-Provera?

I believe you can have a period twicw a month while on the shot. I believe the shot can upset your periods in many different ways. I have been off the shot for almost 10 yrs. now and still have a period every 2 weeks and my periods used to be like clockwork. I only took the shot for about 1 year. I don't trust the Depo Provera shot and would not do it.

Yellow urine on depo?

A woman on Depo-Provera does not have any effect on the color of her urine. Some of the known side effects of this contraceptive are irregular menstrual periods or no periods at all, headaches, and nervousness.

How many periods do you have on depo?

You do not have periods on Depo.Menstruation only occurs following ovulation, but hormonal birth control like Depo stops ovulation so stops menstruation - Depo does not allow withdrawal bleeds like other hormonal options do either. It is common to experience no bleeding at all on Depo or you can experience very consistent or irregular bleeding too. Once you stop Depo you may not menstruate for some time too.

How often do you get depo provera shots?

You should get a depo-provera shot every 12 weeks.

How many days will your period be on the depo?

On the Depo you don't get periods at all - the point of this birth control method is to suppress your menstrual cycles so you don't ovulate, thus you don't menstruate either. Women can experience irregular bleeds while on Depo but there's no way to tell how long these can last.

What's it mean if you get off depo and only spotted twice two weeks later?

There is no particular meaning to spotting two weeks after stopping Depo Provera. After stopping Depo, some women will have periods return right away. For others, it can take 18 months. The average is 11 months.

Can you get pregnant after you've had your third depo?

Yes you can. You need to continue your shots at your schedules increments.

After taking one depot shot is it normal to have 2 normal periods and then not have one that next month?

Yes ... a lot of people will have their periods completely stop while on Depo. It is considered a normal side effect of the shot.

What if after taking birth control your periods does not stop?

you need to contact your doctor. they can sometimes put you on a hormon to bring you back to a balance. i recieved the depo a month after my son was born and i was still bleeding from his birth i dleed like that for 4 months recieved 2 depo shots and finally they decided to put me on a hormone it worked!!

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