Posted by: sammy | 2009/04/14


Hi Doc,

I am on the 3 month injection, my last one was in march and my next one is in June. i am bloated ALOT! my stomach looks like im pregnant? and my ancles are also swollen my clothes that i bought 2 months ago is too tight around my stomach area and i buy lose clothes i have swollen a lot in two months, i would like to know if it is the injection that is doing this? I would also like to go back on the pill so my next injection is in June so if i start the pill in May will i be safe from pregnancy and not go for the next injection? please help

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These side effects could be due to the injection. If you start the Pill in May, you should be fine.

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Posted by: sammy | 2009/04/15

No there is no period on the 3 mont injection, the doctors put me on it bcos of a lot of pain whn i have my periods so they wanted to stop my periods

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Posted by: Lady | 2009/04/14

There' s a lady i know who was both on the pill and injection and fell pregnant. So i don' t know hey.
I have also had of a lot of people that gain weight on the injection. I don' t think there' s a risk of pregnancy if you go for the pill in May. DO you get your periods while on the injection?

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Posted by: Sammy | 2009/04/14

I did take a pregnancy test and it came out negative, the docs also told me that there is no way anyone can get pregnant on the injection? and they have never had a case where someone has gotten pregnant on it, i do have my doubts about that i have heard of people getting pregnant on the injection, but i am not a doc and i am worried coz i have bad stomach cramps every morning, just in the mornings when i get up

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Posted by: Me | 2009/04/14

Have you ruled out pregnancy?

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Posted by: sammy | 2009/04/14

O I forgot to mention that my breast are also bigger and very sensitive specially on the inside area and the nipples

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