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Can being on the depo provera shot for 6 years cause you problems later in conceiving a baby

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) a synthetic analogue of Progesterone works by suppressing the normal release of pituitary gonadotropins that resul ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infertility: I am sorry to repot but you will not discover the cause of your infertility on the internet. You need a thorough evaluation and testing at a good fert ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Fertility Treatment: You will need to wait, on average 6-9 months but potentially up to 18 months for the full effect to wear off. Only a fertility specialist can speed up ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See an OB/GYN: You need a thorough evaluation. Speculation on the internet will not do you any good. Go and get seen, and good luck.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Theoretically yes: After the time of getting off the shot, you should be able to get pregnant. Your hormones are working as you are having periods. It may take time and ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Should not be a problem. There might be a transition time for your natural cycles and hormones to re establish though.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Selwyn Oskowitz
50 years experience Fertility Medicine
See your Gyn soon: Occasionally takes more than a year to resume periods . However one may be pregnant right now without a period.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Depo: it can take up to 1 year after the last shot for you to have a period. median time to conception is usually 10 months.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That's the purpose: The Depo is for contraception. But it is reversible.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
It is unclear: it takes 3 months after the last shot for repo to wear off. It is not unusual for it to ale up to several months for ovulation and your periods to re ... Read More
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