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I read that there are studies that have tried to link PCOS to Depo-Provera users. I took depo for 5 years in my 20’s. After seeing numerous drs and specialist I was diagnosed with PCOS at 35 (now 43). Just wondering how many of you also used depo.
I never felt right on any type of birth control, eventually I ended up finding a doctor that treats my hormones individually. I take progesterone to raise mine, which in turn forces testosterone down… read more
I got started on the depo shot about 3 weeks ago and my acne has been insane ever since. Not just in the chin area, but my entire face is starting to break out. I have oily skin, but have never struggled like this before. What are some tips/tricks I could use?
Has anyone else experienced prolonged bleeding while having PCOS?? I’ve had this “period” since December 2017 and was recently put on birth control to stop the bleeding due to becoming anemic. I’ve had a Pap smear and it came back “normal”. Is there something out there (besides birth control) I can take to stop this issue?
I have had the same issue and I am so frustrated with my uterus. I have tried almost everything… tranexemic acid first, then oral BC, now and IUD which only reduced the bleeding a bit but now I am… read more
I take provera every 2-3 months for 10 days to start a bleed. Im just wondering if anyone else takes it and has noticed what i call a "hormone drop" once the bleeding stops? I feel more irritable, moody, sweaty and exhausted right after im done bleeding...more than i do before or during, anyone else?
Thank you! I have bad anxiety and my doctor knows that since she prescribed the meds for it (after me going to emerge because id been having anxiety attacks and bursting into tears daily for weeks but… read more
I went 9 years with out a period. i was on birth control for most of that. I got my tubes tied back in December because I decided one kid was enough for me. after 4.5 months I went to an appointment… read more
Ive done really well in the past with weight loss. It’ll go really well for some time and then stop completely. I hate that PCOS had made me gaib abdominal weight and makes it harder to lose. Does anyone have any suggestions who is consistently losing weight?
Ive had steady slow weight loss since 2003 for me the weight loss was kicked off with going onto high gear by going onto depo provera while on it lost close to 100 pounds and when i went off it i was… read more
It helps you have a period, so yes if you ovulate like normal then it can help you get pregnant. If you arent ovulating though your gyn may put you on provera and clomid to increase your chances… read more
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