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symptoms of coming off of the depo shot? pregnant?

hi there.
i'll just get right into it. so, i was on the depo shot for two years and due to a number of horrible side effects, i chose to finally get off of it. my last shot was supposed to be scheduled september 10th, but like i said. i missed it. i haven't had a period since my first shot, still haven't got it back, and it's been a little over two months now.
just this month i noticed little, but weird things happening to me. every now and then i'll get abdominal cramps. and for a few days this month i was going to the bathroom A LOT more than normal (not pee). and now i think i've got a yeast infection. so basically my question is, are these possible signs of pregnancy or are they just symptoms of coming off of the depo shot? because it can take anywhere from 3 months or more to completely get out of your system and for your hormones to get back to normal. but i had unprotected sex last month, stupid i know, and i'm getting nervous. i know that yeast infections can happen before a period, pregnancy, or it could just be from my hormones balancing out.
so has anyone else experienced these symptoms a after coming off the depo shot? or should i take a pregnancy test?

thank you!!!
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replied November 23rd, 2014
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Hormonal imbalance can lead to change sin vaginal secretions altering the pH of it and making you more susceptible to infection. If you had been sexually active after coming off the Depo shot and if your fertility has returned in immediate menstrual cycle, then chances of pregnancy are also possible. It is difficult to comment on the exact cause for the symptoms that you describe without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further examination, evaluation, clarification and assistance.
Take care.



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