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Taking Depo Provera, constant and light bleeding. Cause?

Hi, I started taking the Depo Provera birth control injection in November of 2011. The first month went fine but since December of 2011 I ve had constant light bleeding . I took my last shot in June of 2012 which was supposed to wear off by the beggining of September 2012. However the bleeding has continued. i ve only had a few days (15 at the most) where no bleeding has occured. What could be causing this?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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Hi thanks for your question.
It takes about 3 month for your body to adjust to Depo provera.Your body needs to get used to hormone progestrone which is content of Depo provera,similair to other hormonal birth control pill.As your body is adjusting to Depo provera .It is likely that you will experience spotting (irregularbleeding) or prolonged heavy bleeding like periods .This is considered normal However if bleeding is very heavy consult your gynaecologist.
Hope this answers your question.
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