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Depo and pcos

Hi I have PCOS and I have to take birth control in order to have a period at all and i cant remember the pill so my doctor put me on the shot... I am on my second shot...On my first I bled for 7 weeks straight.... Now on my second shot I have bled about 8 and a half weeks but its very light and it stopped for three days but now im passing a lot of blood clots with very little to almost no regular flow....this has been going on for three days... is this normal??
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HI,
Such kind of bleeding is not normal. This can be the side effect of depo shots. But you should also rule out local causes like cervical erosion, polyps etc. Consult a gynaecologist for an examination.
Hope this helps.
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