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What Causes Mucus Discharge Form The Vagina When On Depo-Provera Shot?

Hi, I ve been on the depo-provera shot for a year now and afte. Three shots it made my period go away which I know is normal. But my discharge is a little mucus looking. Am I ovulating (which I don t think I can on the shot) or is it just cervical mucus?
Mon, 24 Jan 2022
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Hello,

Vaginal discharge when on Depo-Provera can be due to reproductive tract infection. I suggest you to consult your gynecologist for clinical assessment, vaginal swab culture and thus management.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shailja Puri, Pathologist and Microbiologist
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Cardiologist Dr. Ilir Sharka's  Response
Hello,

Regarding your concern, I would explain that these discharge changes are related to the Depo-Provera effects on the uterus. There is no reason to worry about ovulation, as it is not going to occur.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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What Causes Mucus Discharge Form The Vagina When On Depo-Provera Shot?

Hello, Vaginal discharge when on Depo-Provera can be due to reproductive tract infection. I suggest you to consult your gynecologist for clinical assessment, vaginal swab culture and thus management. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shailja Puri, Pathologist and Microbiologist