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how many injections did you have?
just the one in August?
Did you bleed at all on the depo?
So the most likely cause is the lagging effects of the depo. What happens is the depo can prevent normal ovulation for up to 18 months. During this time frame your body still produces estrogen and the lining of the uterus gets thick, unstable and causes prolonged and abnormal bleeding.
So, while this isn't normal, meaning it doesn't' happen to everyone, it is something that happens to some women.
I'd recommend you have your thyroid checked and then a birth control pill for just a few months to get everything under control and by that time your periods should return to normal.
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