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can you get pregnant if miss depo shot

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Don't miss it if you don't want to be pregnant and if you think you may be take a pregnancy test before taking the next shot.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: While Depo-Provera is very long acting, you take a risk getting pregnancy if you miss doses.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Definitely possible: If you don't want to get pregnant use condoms until you talk to your doctor about getting back on depoprovera.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: You are 1&1/2 years from returning to a normal ovulation / shedding endometrial wall cycle, and your periods are regular. I dont believe it should be ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most certainly: O course you can get pregnant as once the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) medication is out of your blood stream then ovulation can occur PRIOR to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Of course.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Haasz
14 years experience Pediatrics
Depo and pregnancy: It may take a little longer, but you can definitely still get pregnant.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If you stop the Depo: And have intercourse, you are not protected against pregnancy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Rare: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is actually more effective in preventing pregnancy than having a tubal ligation. If injections are not missed, it i ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Contraceptives: If you are on a combined oral contraceptive you should not be taking the depo. They are both contraceptives. You can get pregnant if you miss pills

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