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How likely is it.....????

I got my first depo shot in June and I was due for AF 2 weeks later... It never showed, I just thought that the shot was kicking early, took 2 Pregnancy tests both were neg, ( that was at the start of July.... Now at the end of July I have been experiencing some brown spotting, so my question is... WHAT IS IT??? It shouldn't be pregnancy, right??

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Asked by 3BoYsNcOuNtInG at 4:06 PM on Jul. 28, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Not too sure.. Maybe you should test again..

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 4:07 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • I definetly will do that tomorrow morning... It's just too weird to me...

    Comment by 3BoYsNcOuNtInG (original poster) at 4:08 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • I had been on depo for years and didn't have a period. Did gain weight though.....

    Answer by EyeofOdin at 4:09 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • Different results for different people but the depo shot can cause you to stop having a monthly visit from Aunt Flo. Depo is pretty much an immediately effective form of birth control and it's probably not pregnancy unless you were pregnant prior to getting the shot. I used depo for a long time, it was my first form of birth control and i used it after both of my kids were born until I realized that the depo shot was what was keeping me from losing my baby weight.

    Answer by Tabatha42183 at 4:10 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • from what I understand it takes a while for that to be fully effective, if you weren't using protection then odds are likely that you could be. I would talk to your doctor and actually go in to get a pregnancy test to also rule out anything else.

    Answer by Cassarah at 4:11 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • When I was on the depo shot I never got my period. I know that sometimes one the last day or two of my periods it looks more brown. Not sure why you be spotting brown now, Sorry!!! It could just be the shot.

    Answer by momofangels5 at 4:11 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • brown spotting is usually old blood. It could be that the depo is doing it... or you may be pregnant (i doubt it) just test again and maybe call your doctor.

    Answer by MyIslandGirls at 4:24 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • I'd go to the doctor

    Answer by MPW2005 at 4:10 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • It is probably because of the Depo. I was on it for a couple of years and it made me have a period about every three months and they were weird, sometimes shorter, sometimes longer. I'd say wait a while, you could take another test but I'd say that you probably aren't pregnant.

    Answer by mlregalado at 8:14 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

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