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can depo provera shot cause miscarriage

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Neitehr Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) nor Lupron depot will cause misacarriages.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is Progesterone which is often used to support pregnancies due to inadequate luteal support occurring naturally.
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Dr. Nonyelu Anyichie
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Possible not likely. It is not a treatment to effect abortion.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Post depo shot: I recommend all of my patients waiting at least 6 months to 1 year to get pregnant after any birth control. With the miscarriage have your physician ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xu answered
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No.: I'm assuming you found out after you already got the shot? It should not lead to miscarriage.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: It is possible but unlikely to get pregnant while on depo. The only way to know is to check a pregnancy test.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unpredictable: Bleeding due to Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can be irregularly irregular, and prolonged. If you have stopped the Depo, give it 3 months or so, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thats houdl not happ: Happen as u should only get the Depo-Provera shot if you are on your period or if you have been getting them and are late then a pregnancy test must b ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
43 years experience Pediatrics
Bleeding: One can have prolonged bleeding following stoppage of the Depo-Provera shot this should resolve very soon
A female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
43 years experience Pediatrics
Depo: Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections are 99 % effective in preventing pregnancy and can cause you not to have a period for up to 1 year. So j ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period: Yes, exercise can cause bleeding while on depo. Irregular bleeding is the most common side effect of this method. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) ... Read More

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