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Answered 2013-08-18 13:16:42

Unscheduled bleeding or spotting is a common side effect of depo provera. It improves with time.

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Does your body fight off pregnancy by bleading after intercourse while on the Depo shot?

it is possible that some women might bleed a little after intercourse while on the depo shot The reason why some women on depo bleed after intercourse is because the injection makes the lining of her uterus very thin and weak. by making it thinner and weaker, depo can help prevent a fertilized egg from attaching to the endometrium (uterine lining). When some women have intercourse, this disrupts it and the weak uterine lining will bleed a little. I have had experience with depo and have bled every time after intercourse when on depo. It is not your body "fighting" off pregnancy.


Is it possible to become pregnant while or after depo without having a period?

It's possible, but unlikely, to get pregnant on Depo Provera. After stopping Depo Provera, you can get pregnant before your next period starts.


Is it normal to bleed once you get on depo?

Yes. Some women stop menstruating immediately, while others bleed or spot until the second shot is taken.


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.


What does it mean to bleed on the depo shot?

Bleeding on Depo Provera is a side effect and has no special meaning or significance.


Will depo vera make you bleed?

Yes, it is called spotting.


Is it normal not bleed at all on the depo injection?

Yes. The depo shot is supposed to stop your period all together, making it less possible to become pregnant. I got my shot done in mid November of 2010, and for the first two months I did bleed lightly which is also normal. Now I've been on it for almost 9 months and don't bleed at all so it's a good sign that you don't bleed.


Do you bleed when your on the Depo-Provera needle?

Yes I do. But usually just spotting. I bleed periodlike when I am late for my shot.


Is it possible to bleed everyday for more than a month after your first Depo shot?

* I suppose anything is possible, but I had a co-worker who was receiving some form a birth control shot and she bled for about a month.



If you bleed two weeks before your depo shot can you be pregnant?

If you are on time for your Depo Provera injection, pregnancy is not likely. Spotting or bleeding on Depo Provera is a side effect, not a sign of pregnancy.


Will the birth control patch get Depo-Provera out of your system sooner?

While the birth control patch will create a cycle of monthly withdrawal bleeding, it will not get depo provera out of your system sooner. But if you'd like to see a monthly bleed, the patch will help with that.



Is it possible to bleed heavier than you did After getting off depo?

Yes it's very possible and actually you should expect it. When I used depo, I bled so badly after I stopped using it, I thought I was hemorrhaging Don't worry, it should lighten back up some after a couple months, as the medicine leaves your body completely.



How long does it typically take to stop menstrating after stopping the depo shot?

There is no typical time that it takes to start menstruating after stopping the Depo shot. While some women will bleed within a week or so, it can take others months before their menstrual cycle resumes.


Do you have your period when your on the depo?

All women on depo provera have changes in their bleeding. Some bleed more, and others bleed less. In the early months of use, you may have breakthrough bleeding that goes on for days, weeks, or months. This bleeding decreases over time.


What if you developed amenorrhea after depo and period was induced?

If you induce vaginal bleeding after having Depo-related amenorrhea, you bleed from your vagina. It does not "jump start" your normal period, it doesn't mean you ovulated, and it doesn't get Depo out of your system faster.


What are things you shouldn't do while your on the depo shot?

There are no activity restrictions when you're on Depo Provera.


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.


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.


Why would you bleed six days in a row after being on Depo-Provera for two and a half years?

There are several things that can cause an irregular cycle while on depo. One is antibiotics, as they can cause a decrease in the strength of most forms of birth control. Most antibiotics will warn you about this on their information insert. Another probability is a high level of stress, temporary or long-term, has caused your body to cycle while on depo. If niether of these sound like the cause, I would recommend seeing your doctor or OB/GYN, because STDs can also cause you to cycle while on depo. Good luck. :)



If you are gaining weight while you are on the depo and then you stop using the depo will you get back to your normal weight?

I have alot of friends that were on the depo shot. They gained about 5-10lbs while on it. After they got off of it they lost the weight. Well, some of them did.


Is it normal if you have been on the depo shot for over a year and you bleed two and a half months at a time?

Def. not.. this could be an abnormal side effect.. the doc can correct this w/a hormone pill.. or they may choose for you not to stay on it.. Def.. contact the doc. i was on the depo shot for 9 months and bleed the whole time some heavy and some light but always bleed


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