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10 Aug 2007

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Subject: DepoProvera
Posted by: Should I?

I went for the Depoprovera injection end of May (1st time after pregnancy) and should be going again soon, but have heard that new evidence show this injection is not at all healthy and can cause bloodclots in woman. Is this true?
I also have been getting these very bad stich pains in my right ovary (only the one side) for about 3 months now but it comes and goes, but is worst in the evenings- can this be hormonal or should I have it checked? I only have to see my gynea again in Feb08 for my annual check up

What can I do to ease the pain of Fibroids in my breast tissue - usually as the hormones change - so does my breast tissue and it gets lumpy (all over) even under my armpits and the lumps are very painfull, but then passes after a few days. (has been like this since I've had breasts - dr says it fibroids and apparently normal?)

Date: 7/8/2007

Posted by: Gynaedoc

Date: 9/8/2007
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01 Jan 0001

Depo provera contains progesterone. It is oestrogen that is problematic in terms of blood clots. Unless you are high risk for clotting disorders, Depo provera should not be a problem. I cannot tell what the pain is due to. You had best consult your doctor about this.
You could try Evening Primrose oil for the breast tenderness.

Best wishes
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