I am 36 yeas old & used to the Depo jab for a couple of years until about4 years ago. I got it again 2 weeks ago & today I have had really bad stomach (like period pains) and i have started bleeding really heavily, I noticed there's was a clot in it and this has worried me. I dont know what to do? Can anyone help me?
It's really common to have unpredictable bleeding, until you've had 2 or 3 shots.
As someone who restarted Depo a few times due to the recommended breaks every few years, I found it affected me differently each time. Irregular & sometimes heavy bleeding & clotting were common for the first few shots, on some restarts.
If your bleeding is v heavy & constant, then your doctor will need to monitor you to ensure you do not become anaemic (iron deficiency).
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