Depo provera and long periods

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Hi I'm 17 and I was wondering if its normal to be back on your regular periods and not be able conceive for a while, how long will it possibly take to conceive after my periods come back ?
Hello, Depo-Provera is a long-acting progestin (hormone) form of birth control. If you stop getting Depo-Provera injections, your period usually returns within 3 to 10 months but sometimes it may take 12-18 mths. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps.
Took one depo shot three months ago decided not to go get any more how long till periods start again and ovulation ttc
I have just heard horrible things from people on depo for a long time, but I love it (except the weight issue). Since you have been on depo for a long time, what would you do? Do you think the pros outweight the cons in my situation? Is it possible to loose the weight? Why did I gain weight, loose it, and it came back? Am I just eating junk and not exercising? Do you think the weight could be lost with a better diet and excercise? What would you do in my situation?
I've been on Depo Provera for almost a year but i've decided to not get my next shot in two weeks i'm not wanting to get pregnant anytime soon but I'm wondering how long will it take for the Hormones to leave my body and what kind of side effects should I expect?
What i would like to know is, is there a possibility i could be pregnant, how long does depo take to wear off and how long do these symptoms last after coming off depo and lastly i have been taking fertiliad is this any good and if not what can i do to speed up my chances of conceiving. Thanks for any help given!!
Hey guys im 22 and i was on depo provera for 9 years.I came off back in jully and have been off it for 7 months now.My periods are starting to go back to normal.I have been trying to get pregnant for seven months and still no luck! I have been having sex 1 or twice a day for that whole time. Im really worried that my bodys messed up after being on it such a long time. Has anyone else had this problem?
I just took one shot of depo-provera and that too my doc never explained to me the side effects nor i would have NEVER had that injection...anyways...my depo shot ended in june 2009...except for july and august 09, from september 2009, my periods are on date..very regular thank god...can anyone tell me what could be the chances of getting pregnant...
i was on the minipill for two years i am not getting my period now doctor wants to put me on depo provera she claims after awhile the affectiveness of the minpill wears off and depo would be best for me being that it is also a progesteron only contraceptive and will continue not getting my period am afraid because of all the bad things i hear about it any suggetions?
Just from my experence I was on depo shot and you have signs of pregnancy and are not pregnant and there is no way possiable you could feel you baby kick so soon you don't start feeling any movement until your about 4months pregnant I had a baby about 5months ago tomorrow is 5months and well I didn't actually really feel him move until I was 4months along maybe a lil ferther and I had a m/c on the depo shot the shot was in my systom but the shot killed the baby well anyways I don't think a baby
I have been on Depo-provera for nearly two months now, and have been on several other birth controls to try and regulate my period. None of the pills ever worked, I continued to bleed irregularly with heavy blood flow, and periods lasting up to 8 weeks. My doctor and I tried LUPRON to stop my periods, and it worked well for about six months. Due to insurance refusing to pay, I switched to Depo-Provera. I started bleeding two weeks ago, with all the sypmtoms of a regular period.
Most women begin to have normal periods and start to ovulate after five to six months of stopping Depo Provera, but in some it can be as long as 10 to 15 months and sometimes even longer. You are planning to conceive and it has already been a year since stopping depo so it is best to see your doctor or speak to a family planning clinic, who will be able to offer more specific and practical advice. I sincerely hope it helps. Best luck and Regards!
I am so depressed I feel like something is wrong with me bacuse am still young and body should bounce back fast im not over weight either, im just so feed up wit this depo provera shot in my system it cost me a alot of issues .. I so done ttcing my heart is tired ..
Hello and welcome! After depo stoppage your body may take some time to adjust to the changing hormone levels. You can get pregnant anytime once you start getting your periods. After stoppage of Depo-Provera one can become pregnant as soon as three to four months after the last shot. It varies women to women. It may take some women up to a year or two to conceive once they stop using Depovera.It does not depend on how long you have been using Depovera.
Hi! I'm new to this so please bare with me! I had depo provera injections from Apr 06 - Mar 07 (last one). BF & I have been actively TTC since then - My periods stopped at the 2nd injection and I have not had one since Aug 06. I have had a blood test in Aug which showed estridol 124pg/ml (in the follicular phase) and some more blood tests this week for prolactin which was normal, FSH - 4, LH - 5, and Estridol 489pg/ml. But sill no periods.
The time varies in every woman and can be from 2-3 months to 12-18 months .The length of time you use Depo-Provera usually has no effect on how long it takes you to become pregnant. If you are not on any contraceptive you can get pregnant any time. If you are still unable to conceive then you should visit your gynecologist for more queries and assistance. Keep me posted. Best luck and take care!
Hi doc i have been using Depo Provera since 2006 january then i stoped using it in January 15 this year, i have not seen my periods since and i want to try for a second baby, how long will depo be in my system? will i ever conceive without menstruating how many months /years to wait until i conceive?
i decided to not go on any other birth control for awhile. What are the side effects of coming off the Depo Provera and is it ok to not be on any birthcontrol at all for awhile??
I did have ulcers, but why did they flare up during my time of month? I went to a gyno. They said try Depo-Provera shot. I did and gained a ton of weight. My periods were constant and I still got sick. Then I got real sick again, was in the hospital, and lost the weight shortly after my release. Since then, I haven’t gotten my period (3 years now), nor have I gotten sick. About a year ago, I started eating more (holiday times) and gained more weight than before.
How was depo provera for you?
im just wondering since the shot and the implant have the same hormones if i would get the spotting and long periods at the beginning. i aready went through that with the shot when i started so im wondering if it will be the same or if my body is aready used to it and it wont happen. Has anyone been on the shot and lost there period then changed to implanon?
I suffered so many side effects with the shot I had to go off it and back onto the pill. Mr Dr hates the Depo shot and was glad when I wanted to go back on the pill. But I did go on the Ortho Evra Patch when that first came out and that was really good. I'm off bc now since we are ttc. But when we're done I'm going back on the patch or maybe the new bc pill that is a dissolving pill you chase with a glass of water.
also the reason i got off is b/c my obgyn told me (only after i asked if it was true b/c a friend had told me this and it happened to her) if you take depo for a long time it has made some women become sterile and not be able to have kids and then usualluy it takes a long to conceive after you get off. sometimes it takes a year or so.
have had one shot of depo already have gorgeous son who is 23 months old and me adn soon to be DH are trying for aother but after the shot im not too sure how long its going to take very depressing i bleed the whole time on depo and now that its "finished" im still bleading very ow and then so not sure when the best time to ahe sex becasue periods are all over the place! baby dust to you all!
what were the symptoms you experienced after coming off depo, and for how long? Did it get worse before it got better? Ive been off depo since march 2013 when my last shot was due...im still not normal, and feeling worse now actually...disgestive issues, lightheaded, random body pains...
Medicines and treatments/procedures for the osteo conditions, migraines, excessive weight gain, dermatology conditions, birth control pills to start menustration, psychological disagnoses , hair loss, treatments for the shortness of breath or heart problems and trips to the ER for these, the pain meds for back problems, the cost of the test that are run to diagnose these medical problems, and one of the most expensive procedures fertilization procedures that cost a ridiculous amount of money f
I am in a group where all the women are trying to conceive after the depo provera. Many have been trying to conceive for years, and no luck. And it seems like those who do conceive have miscarriages soon after. Its like 80% of the women who get pg have a miscarriage. Is this linked to the depo? Age? Im 22 and am trying to conceive #2. (my son is 6 now) I am so scared that it might happen to me.
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