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On depo, had unprotected sex, had sudden onset of bleeding followed by cramping. Is it due to pregnancy or STD?

hey my name is krystina lewis and i m confused on whats going on. ive been on the depo shot for 6 months and i had unprotected sex and i started bleeding out of no where on sept 28th and i stopped on the 5th of october but i was cramping with no blood at all , all day today. i think i might be pregnant or have an std . can you help me ?
Asked On : Wed, 10 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Jul 2012
Hi there Krystina.

For starters, it is never a good ploy to use one's full name in matters such as this (assuming it is your real name).

Second, it is never a good idea to practice 'unsafe sex' even while using contraception as infections aquired therof can potentially be more damaging than the pregnancy status.

Going by your history, yes you can be pregnant & also possible that you could have what we term a 'spontaneous abortion'.

For best results & to calm your nerves & fears, first do a serum/blood BhcG test right now. This will tell you what your pregnancy status is with a titre & can be repeated in a week to check for falling titres if posisitve.

Next visit your gynecologist or dermatologist on the ground who will read the report & then guide you as to what blood/urine tests one may need to do to rule out STD's.

If you wish discretion & to talk to us, please use our premier 'ASk-A-Doctor' portal & you may specifically request for yours truly & will be happy to take this further.

Cheers & Good LUck!

Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD
Dermatologist, Cosmetologist, Venereologist
Vikram Hospital, Bangalore
Answered: Wed, 10 Oct 2012
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