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... provera. I can't really tell if my systoms are from PCOS or from Depo or just normal things. I have always had a problem with my weight, but I did manage to lose 50 pounds last fall and keep it off while on Depo. I have no acne. ... (10 replies)
... Provera shot for approximately six years. Since I stopped taking it, which was about three years ago, my periods have been few and far between and extremely painful. They are so heavy I cant keep up with it and I hurt so bad I want to stay in bed. ... (1 replies)
... shot and came across some info linking it to PCOS. What is PCOS? ... (10 replies)

... Hi, I am a newbie at this site. I was diagnosed with PCOS in 2000. I had my son in 1998 by csection. I had some complications and was told by my doctor that I should go on birth control so I do not get pregnant while I am healing. He started me on the Depo shot. ... (4 replies)
... I used to take provera pills in the past for the very same reason. Unlike depo provera, the provera pills are not birth control. You should see your doctor, I do know that when I was on them they caused a period every single time. ... (1 replies)
... I began Depo after having a child and stayed on it for 2 years. Prior to Depo, I had never had an irregular period. I was like clockwork each and every month! During Depo, my periods completely stopped, I lost hair, gained hair in other places, gained weight. After Depo...... ... (10 replies)
... I was diagnosed with PCOS after being on depo for several years, although I think I had PCOS before going on Depo. ... (4 replies)
... I was on Depo for 9 months. Before Depo, I was always perfectly healthy, with the exception of being about 10 pounds overweight. ... (10 replies)
... PCOS signs even before my DEPO. I do know that my current doctor is recommending me to go on DEPO to help control my PCOS so I don't think it could be directly the cause of the PCOS, but I would love to see a study on it.... ... (1 replies)
... I too developed PCOS after Depo. I too began Depo after the birth of my 1st child. I had no problems whatsoever prior to Depo and have all sorts of problems. You definately aren't alone! ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the encouragement. I think they are wanting me to get the Mirena IUD because I don''t want to get pregnant for another year and a half while I finish nursing school. They said that it would be ok for a woman with PCOS because it's progesterone only and in very low doses. ... (3 replies)
... With both pcos and depo your estrogen can be low, causing the symptoms you are describing. ... (10 replies)
... If not you might consider visiting one, they are generally highly knowledgeable about pcos and it's treatment. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, it is a good sign that your period has already returned. Just make sure it continues to come each month. If you notice that it is irregular, I suggest you see your doctor to address it. I lost a lot of hair from using Depo. I used to have beautiful thick curly long hair. Now, my hair is pretty thin. I have to wrap a scrunchy around my pony tail 3 times to keep... (10 replies)
... I feel your pain. I never had any problems before depo and since I started taking it I feel like my life is in ruins. I just came off depo a few weeks ago and had a period already, so I think that a good sign. I'm just worried that I could have more problems later. ... (10 replies)
... They diagnosed my PCOS through a two hour glucose test along with my symptoms. I would suggest this to your Gyno the next chance you get. ... (2 replies)
... king them i bleed constantly wihout a days break. i have been trying 2 concieve now for about a yr! due to my period problems i was sent to have an internal scan and was told i have polycystic ovaries! ... (6 replies)
... I always had issues with my period in that I didn't start until age 16 and never had a regular cycle. I went on Depo and that is when the real problems began. Weight gain, extra hair and wild sex drive... come to find out that my tetestorone was 4x the norm. ... (4 replies)
... It's normal that your period will go wacky for some time when you first start depo. Mine was normal before depo and started to get lighter within a couple of months and then stopped competly by the 6th month. I had my last shot in Dec. ... (10 replies)
... There is no actual "PCOS" test. The only thing they really can do is check different hormone levels and ultrasound. ... (10 replies)

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