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Does the depo shot have any thing to do with the occurrence of PCOS?
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9193kids posted:
Just curious because my daughter is past the 18 months getting it out of her system. She went in for testing and testoteren is high and dh something is also high
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BeanL responded:
if you ask a doctor they will say no. But women,like me, beg to differ. Symtoms of PCOS and what the depo shot does to keep you from getting pregnant are VERY similar. I never had any trouble with anything that pertains to the female reproductive organs til after I was on the depo for a year. Before the depo I was able to concieve, now I cant. Its been 7 years since Ive used birth control. I never have regular periods, I have horrible cramping, unwanted facial hair, cant lose weight no matter what I do. I believe from the bottom of my heart that the depo shot caused my PCOS.


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