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Bleeding and stomach ache. On depo provera injection. Not pregnant. Still having contractions. Why?

I am 41 years old.i am coming to the end of depo provera injection.i have been bleeding lightly forfour weeks with stomach ache.last week I started getting terrible cramps and heavy bleeding.i went to the loo and passed a large lump of white tissue which seemed to be surrounded with blood vessels.the pain and bleeding stopped immediately. I saw the gp and had a negative pregnancy test.a scan showed nothing. The next day the pain and heavy bleeding started again.i still have it now with contractions coming and going.
Asked On : Wed, 1 May 2013
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The irregular bleeding and the stomach cramps that you are having could be due to the side effects of the depo provera injection. These are self limiting symptoms and are likely to subside in next few days.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal ,
Answered: Mon, 17 Jun 2013
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