Does injection cause vaginal discharge?

How our community feel they have been impacted by vaginal discharge on injection

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

59%

A bit

17%

Quite a bit

14%

A lot

6%

A great deal

4%

Out of the 258 reviews for injection, 0 people (0%) reported vaginal discharge.

Reviewers that reported vaginal discharge as a side effect

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

When I was 15, I started using the injection to manage my menstrual pain (due to Endo). It worked like magic and stopped my periods and pain right away! However, it also had a downside - it really impacted my mental health. Recently, I was diagnosed with endometriosis, and I tried different pills to manage it, but I kept forgetting to take them on time. So, I decided to give the Depot Provera injection another try. I was a bit hesitant at first, but I went ahead with it anyway. It took some time for my body to adjust, and I experienced some spotting and pelvic pain until my most recent injection. (I've had 5 injections now). Now, things have settled down, and I only get occasional twinges. The day after the injection, I experience some period-like pain, but it usually goes away after a couple of days. Overall, I would recommend this contraception, although everyone's experience is different. For me, it has finally given me what I wanted - freedom from pain.

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Used for 3 - 6 mo
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Jan 24

  •  Still using

I became emotional, my stomach is bloated all the time, I have no energy, I feel tired all the time, loss of appetite, I feel uncomfortable, my ears are ringing the whole time, my head feels foggy and I feel confused, I get bad period like cramps


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Dec 23

  •  Still using

Period like cramps, increased white discharge, nausea and bloating made the experience horrible. Stopped getting my periods from the first shot which made me think i was pregnant.


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Injection common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

46% of injection reviewers reported tender breasts

43% of injection reviewers reported vaginal dryness

41% of injection reviewers reported vaginal discharge

39% of injection reviewers reported lower back pain

38% of injection reviewers reported period like cramps


Possible injection side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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