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Taking metformin and provera. Getting treated for infertility. No periods. Why?

My last period started November 29,. I had my 1st appt with the fertility Dr on December 17 with I started in Metformin as of January 15 I have not started my next cycle and called my fertility Dr and started me on Provera for five days to jump start my period,.. as of today I have not started yet... I took a test 2 weeks ago and it was negative... Any thoughts?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Infertility Specialist 's  Response

Thanks for your query.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

Following is my reply:

1) If you want to rule out pregnancy you take another test today.

2) If its negative wait for 5 days after completion of provera during which time generally cycles start.

3) If still no cycles you can ask your doctor to add estrogen to the provera medicines. This definitely helps in bleeding.

I hope I answered your query.

I will be available for any followup queries you have.


Dr.Mahesh Koregol
IVF & Infertility Specialist
Answered: Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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