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I started Depo in August. Got the shot the 1st day of AF as recommended. It stopped AF cold. Got my 2nd shot in November. Still hadn't gotten any spotting or anything... (I know that's pretty normal for some)
Anyway, this week, for some reason, there is super dark brown blood (sorry TMI)
Should I be worried about anything? Thanks so much.
It's totally normal to have this kind of reaction. I was on depo for exactly one year, and one month I started having bleeding like that... it ended up lasting 6 weeks. It was terrible, and I had to take iron supplements just to stay healthy. I ended up having to go back in and have my next shot a few weeks early, and that still didn't stop the bleeding. They ended up giving me another med to take before it finally stopped. I quit the shot after that, and it took just under a year for my fertility to return.
__________________ Joanna wife, mother, blogger, support group leader, perpetually behind on laundry
I received the list of side effects and read them. I guess I just didn't think anything of it because this didn't happen the last time I was on depo a few years ago.
I appreciate the responses... Maybe I should think about something else... Seems like I have cramps regularly, not severe, but still cramps... The first few months I was so freaked out I bought 2 pregnancy tests, I just had a feeling I was pregnant, and how would I know without AF? I was scared that if I did get pregnant somehow, that the medicine still in my system might hurt the baby..