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Continuous periods after going on contraceptive injection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i have just gone on the contraceptive injection over a month ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   and still have not come off my period
User :   its been six weeks now
Doctor :   it will take a while for the periods to become regular
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
Doctor :   it can prevent pregnancy upto 3 months
User :   is it normal for my period to last this long?
Doctor :   Some women take 6-8 months after the last injection before fertility returns
Doctor :   yes this can occur in few women
Doctor :   effects of contraception and its duration
User :   ive gone ON the injection, not off
Doctor :   varies
Doctor :   from individuals
Doctor :   yes some women take 6-8 months after the last injection before fertility return
Doctor :   effect may beyond 2-3 months
Doctor :   in some cases
Doctor :   will get periods once the effects weans off
Doctor :   nothing to be worried
User :   any way i can prevent my period?
Doctor :   u can take birth control pills
User :   while staying on the injection
Doctor :   no need to take any medicine
Doctor :   or pills
Doctor :   u wont get ur periods
Doctor :   till the effects of contraceptive injiection
Doctor :   weans off
Doctor :   how old are you

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