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Periods and fertility after depo

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Hi Everyone,
I would like to know if your periods are normall after coming off of the injection then does this mean your fertillity does aswell?
I have only been on the shot once and decided not to use it again So i have not been a long term user.
My periods have been slighlty messed up but are getting back to normal i have been off it now for 6 months.
I do know that it can take a few months or up to a year to return

Thanks x
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replied July 20th, 2011
Welcome to ehealthforum,
After stopping with your birth control use, your body can take few months to 1 year’s time to get back to normal (depending on type and duration of birth control use). If you are having regular periods then chances are that you are also ovulating (having egg release from ovary) and if you are sexually active (without being on any birth control measures), then you can be at risk for pregnancy. Wait and watch for your periods. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance.
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