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Safe to get depo provera shot during menses - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello?
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I got my first depo provera shot back in sept. of 2008
Doctor :   ok
User :   I didnt go and get my second one after three months (dec) because of irregular bleeding
User :   because when i got my first shot i was not on my period
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i decided to wait another three months to see if my cycle would "restart
User :   and I think it has now because I am having a normal period ( although I have been spotting since i got the shot
User :   the only thing is I dont know if i should go and get that second shot now
Doctor :   u can get second shot
Doctor :   it will provide contraception for you for next 12 weeks
Doctor :   so did u have irregular periods?
User :   after the first shot i spotted non stop
User :   for about 3-4 months
Doctor :   ok

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