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Depot shot and cramping - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   Yes I am having some female issues. I am on the Depo shot. two weeks before the shot I got my period and it was kind of chunky blood and severe cramps. I got my shot and now I am having continuous cramping but no blood Is this a sign of something is wrong
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I will help you
Doctor :   When you take the depot shot
Doctor :   there is a hormonal imbalance
Doctor :   which might cause cramos
Doctor :   I mean cramps
User :   I have never had this happen before and I have been on the shot for 7 years
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   It some times happens idiopathically
Doctor :   meaning without any known cause

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