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Side-effects of prolonged use of depo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   HOw can I help you
User :   good day I have a question about the depo povera birth control injection
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have been on it for 2 years now and have not gotten a period since
User :   in what way can that affect me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Well you need to rule out pregnancy if you have ahd unprotected sEx and that will be the first thing to be ruled out
User :   I have ruled that out...but the fact that I have never had a period since...will that affect me later
Doctor :   Since yu have been on this injection is it
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you having some thing like spotting
Doctor :   or one day flow at least
User :   nothing at all
Doctor :   What is your age and do you take any other medications other than the once mentioned
User :   30 and just vitamins
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Any hypothyroidism that you have tried ruling out
Doctor :   Our discussion about your problem may need more than 5 minutes.

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