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    Curious regarding symptoms I have after bleeding 3-4 weeks
    SW1989 posted:
    First, a few facts.

    Age: 21
    Gender: Female
    Build: Thin
    Height: 5'2
    Weight: 120 lbs or so.

    I got the Depo Provera shot on March 10th. I was tested for pregnancy before and it was negative. All was fine until around April 6th when I started bleeding. It happened after intercourse (coincidentally or not) along with intense pain I also had. Pain was gone by morning, however, the bleeding had not. I had it for 3-4 weeks. Currently I do not have health insurance and still have a bill I must pay off. So I called the doctor at 2 weeks, they said irregular bleeding with the shot was normal and weren't concerned. Called again at 3 weeks and they said the same thing. Now, I will list the symptoms that have me going "Hmm" and I'd just like to be sure there isn't anything dire I should be concerned of.


    -Very tired
    -Shortness of breath (with movement, whether small or a lot)
    -Inability to feel heat very well. For this one, I must provide an example. Spent a weekend in a larger city with my boyfriend in a hotel. I'd taken a shower with what I'd thought to be a relatively comfortable temperature. However, after the shower I'd noticed that my feet were grey, my face was red, I was dizzy and lightheaded, and I was very warm. My boyfriend felt very cold in comparison, which is the opposite role. I didn't even know the water was that hot. It is the same for the use of my heating blanket that I use at night because of the temperature in my room. Normally I use 5-6 on the dial, but lately have been using 8-9 because I just can't feel my blanket being warm. Most cases I wonder if its on because I can't feel it but it always has been on.
    -I have also had this circular spot/rash on the inside of my right elbow. I don't usually notice it, however, I do when I scrunch up the sleeves of my hoodie. In which case, it irritates the spot. It looks similar to when someone bruises after a shot, though I have had none in awhile there.
    -During the bleeding, what looked like a strip of flesh, came out with the blood as well.
    -Have also had some chest pains but that I believe to be normal as I get anxiety attacks when I am stressed.

    Any thoughts on this? Just trying to figure out if its anything I need to worry over or if there may be some remedies I could try to get myself better as I cannot afford a doctor visit. Some additional information. These symptoms started to appear the 16th of April. At the time I was still bleeding, although as of yesterday 4/23 the bleeding has stopped. There is still a drop or two every now and again so far, but that is it. Is it possible I got anemic due to the blood loss?

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