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depo provera shot

I have had the depo provera shot once and never went back for the second one October 1st. I wanted to know if I should have had my period by now?
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Hi!
The effects of depo are very variable.  For some women, it wears off immediately, for others it can take up to 18 months.  Because you only had one injection, I suspect that your periods will resume soon.  If you periods were irregular before starting depo though, they will probably be irregular when they do start again.
ALSO--keep in mind that you will ovulate before your first period, so a pregnancy test is always a good idea if there is a question.
Good luck!
Dr B
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Thanks and I was thinking that stress is maybe a reason why I haven't gotten my period yet and before I got on the depo provera shot I always got my period on the 10th of every month I wanted to know if I should wait to the 10th and see what happens..
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