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    Last Depo Shot
    cilla1960 posted:
    I'm 49 yrs, had my depo shot in april 2010. i was due for another shot in july 2010, but informed my gyn dr. that i was told that i'm in the peri-menopausal stage" and he told me that he was not going to give me the shot. it's been 7 months (from july til january 2011, i'm 50 yrs old) that i haven't had my period. i have cramps. how long does it take for my cycle to return? i have type 2 diabetes & high blood pressure (controlled with meds). not a smoker. I heard that since i'm in the perimenopause stage it is good for me to take the "lower dose of birth control pills? is this good for me?
    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    I've heard of some women taking up to 18 months to get their period after going off depo.

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