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    Wanting to have another baby
    candy282 posted:
    I was on the Depo shot for 10 years came off of it middle to the end of 2012. How long will it take to get out of my system?
    Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD responded:
    This is a fairly common issue and a delay in the onset of menses can occur after the use of Depo-Provera. It takes about 6-8 months to clear Depo-Provera from your system. You should be evaluated by your physician if you have not gotten a period by 9 months after the last Depo Provera injection.
    candy282 replied to Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD's response:
    I have had periods since my last injection and the periods
    have been like they were before I started the Depo. So, since I
    have been having my periods on a normal cycle is there a chance of ovulation?
    Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD replied to candy282's response:
    candy282 replied to Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD's response:
    That is great to hear.

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