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medroxyprogesterone and bleeding

Hello, I haven't had a period in 3 years, and have been on Premarin .9 and medroxyprogesterone for 1 and 1/2 years. In October, my OB/GYN took me off medroxyprogesterone for 10 weeks, because I was still having some weepiness that he said may be caused by progesterone. After 10 weeks, I was beginning to get hot flashes so was put back on the medroxyprogesterone. I took it for 10 days and now am having a heavy period. Is this normal?
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replied January 2nd, 2014
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The changes in your hormone replacement probably triggered this bleeding episode. Your doctor may want to check your uterine lining thickness via ultrasound to rule out a "too thick" lining.
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