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sleepingcuty123
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iv been on the depo shot (a birth control shot) for about 9 months. after 4 1/2 months on the shot i stopped getting my period ( this was expected and normal) then today, about 5 minutes again, i found that i was bleeding vaginaly. it isnt a steady red blood like a normal period. its that brownish blood... you get after your period sometimes. well im having that

whats going on here

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Kachina
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This is totally normal. Depo doesn't necessarily suppress all periods or suppress them for everyone. Spotting or a lighter period when you normally would be getting one is usually what happens if you do bleed. The dark color just means it's old blood.

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