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Can Depo Provera effect wear off early ?

I have been on Depo Provera for almost a year now. I m due my next shot on 15th April. However, last week I had a lot thick of mucus come away from inside - it was over a period of a couple of hours. I m assuming this may be the mucus plug. Since then I ve been experiencing period like cramps. Has the effect of my last injection worn off? Am I at risk of pregnancy? Should I book in for my next shot early?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Mar 2011
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Hi there,
Depo provera usually has a life span of 3 months at a time.if you are due in april calculated from your last shot then you should be protected from pregnancy.Mucus discharge is quite common and occurs during certain phases in the cycle.I dont think you need to worry yet.
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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