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Taking depo shot. Tinny bits of blood after sex, light bleeding. Pregnancy test negative. Reason?

im 17 and have been on the depo shot for just about 1 year now. I have had tinny bits of blood after sex befor, however for the last 3 days now, i have have had verry light bleeding . i have takein a pregnancy test which came out as negitive, and im not due again for the shot until next month.... Any idea what this could be from? is this somthing i should be concerned about?
Asked On : Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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To my opinion, you are too young to start depo shot; therefore, I strongly suggest to always consult your O&G.

Next, there are many reasons causing the light bleeding, including infections (STDs and others). Therefore, you can consult an O&G to visually check your vagina, the neck of your uterus, perform an ultrasound to identify your true problem.

Meanwhile, I would suggest to have protected sex always, I usually advise my patients to use condoms.

Other reason could be trauma from the sex; in rare cases, when "heavy sex" is applied; such problems raise in vagina (bleeding).

Hope it helped!
Answered: Tue, 3 Sep 2013
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