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Missed period. Just got off depo

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i was on the depo shot for 6 months and never missed a period while on it. My last shot was in early march. I was due for my next shot in june but didnt get it. I got my period in june and july but missed the one for august. My period is now going on 4 weeks late and im due for my next period in a couple days. I have been having cramps that feel like menstrual cramps since my first missed period but nothing and also been having more clear/whitish discharge. My breast have been hurting on and off for the past 3 weeks. Can getting off depo make me miss a period even though i never missed a period while on it and cause me to have those symptoms? I have had unprotected sex but im not sure if im pregnant or if me getting off depo is causing my late period. Im waiting for my 2nd missed period to take a hpt just in case it just skipped a month. My periods are always regular usually every 28 days n ive never missed one. So im just wondering what someones elses opinions are? Im only 19 and have never been pregnant before so i dont know what to think. I also dont have insurance so i dont want to go to the doctor right away if not needed. Your help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance
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replied September 14th, 2011
Hello,

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After stopping the Depo it can take time for the cycles to be regularised and have normal periods.Since you always had regular periods even after stopping it the possibility of pregnancy can be suspected as you also have been having unprotected intercourse.
Get a Urine HPT done as it would give results by now.Consider visiting a Gynaecologist for evaluation.

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