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On contraceptive injection. Mild bleeding before going for the next shot. Why?

I was on the nuristerate contraceptive injection for a month and was due to go for a second shot but did not go,I got my regular period about 8days after due date to go get a 2nd shot and got another 3 more menstrual cycles a week apart and I got an abnormal light period a week ago and it lasted for 4 days which is abnormal because I usually bleed for 7days. What is wrong with me?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Your symptoms are more likely due to the hormonal imbalance induced partly by the injection and partly by the failure to take the due dose in time. The menstrual bleeding is a withdrawal bleeding and has taken the form of a polymenorrhoiec cycle. You have two options; either go for additional hormonal supplementation to correct the bleeding disturbance immediately through consultation of your specialist or waiting for a couple of cycles with regular intake of doses to see if the disturbance settles down on its own. Either way, you need dietary supplementation of vitamins and minerals. Hope this helps.
Answered: Thu, 5 Sep 2013
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