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If I get the Depo Shot will I still have a normal period?

Like once a month or how will it change?

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Asked by momavanessa at 11:54 PM on May. 28, 2011 in Health

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  • Mine stopped completely for an entire year..I mean not one red drop lol...I think it's different for everyone

    Answer by Lucky209 at 11:54 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • mine stopped completely until I got off, I had one period 2 months after it wore off and was pregnant the next month.

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 11:57 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • It's different for each person. I skipped one month and then bled for 6 months straight.

    Answer by proudmom2510 at 11:57 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • oh hell no. I bleed the entire time I was on the depo

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:58 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • My bad I didn't want to mark it anon! LOL.

    Comment by momavanessa (original poster) at 12:00 AM on May. 29, 2011

  • It depends on the person. Almost everyone I knew in High School was on it. Most of them stopped their periods completely, but for some reason my BFF and I didn't. I bled for 18 days straight once and it was a heavy flow. My BFF would bleed for 3 days every 2 weeks. I don't know why it didn't work for us, but after the 18 day spell, I decided the good ol' pill was a better idea for me.

    Answer by hill_star03 at 12:01 AM on May. 29, 2011

  • I was on the pill and then the patch. I had problems remembering. I think I remember doctor appointments better!

    Comment by momavanessa (original poster) at 12:03 AM on May. 29, 2011

  • It use to be that you got it every three months. I didn't have it for three months. Then I would get it again. Unless you got a shot every 3 months.

    Answer by amessageofhope at 1:28 AM on May. 29, 2011

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