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Can You Get Pregnant Without A Period After Depo Provera

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Your chance of pregnancy depends on when an egg is released, not whether you are having regular menses. My first delivery in med school was a 13 yo wh ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It is a possibility: Yes it is possible.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
No way to know: Each individual is on their own unpredictable time table. It can be as long as a year before fertility returns. However, it can be at 91 days after ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Depo-provera will eventually leave the body and it's contraceptive effects ceases. When menses and ovulation returns the ability to conceive improves.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, it is possible as the egg comes out before a period shows up and can be fertilized.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Women can get pregnant a week after when they think they ovulated, or a week after when they expected they would ovulate, but NOT a week after an actu ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Like a period.: Record your temp in morning for a month or two. You will notice rise of temp at ovulation. Ask your parter to maintain abstinence 5-7 days before. Int ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Three weeks after sex is long enough for a pregnancy test to show whether or not a woman got pregnant 3 weeks ago.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: To provide maximum protection, Depo shot must be given within 7 days of onset of last period. Other methods should be used for first month if administ ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: you can ovulate after you stop Depo-Provera shot any time. The period just a sign of you going thrue the cycle. Ovulation happens before period. Do pr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Up to 30% of pregnant women bleed during their pregnancy and mistake it for their period.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absolutely: You could ovulate any day. Periods come after ovulation, not before. Use protection!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Depends . . .: Answer depends upon when you received shot relative to your period. You're immediately protected if within 3wks of giving birth, 7d of starting menses ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mirela Cernaianu
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thanks for asking!: Yes. It happens more often in younger patients who are very fertile, much less in a older women, but it is possible.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If u got the depo sh: Shot at the time of the ab that should provide birth control for 3 months.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends : it depends where you are in your menstrual cycle when you get it. The safest answer in 2 weeks
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: yes
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Bcp effectiveness decreases when you miss pills so you can get pregnant even if you have breakthrough bleeding. If you miss any pills use a back up me ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can get pregnant at any time in your cycle if you have unprotected sex. The chances of pregnancy is less when not during your "fertile" time.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: Yes it is possible.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Are you ovulating?: If you had to take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to bring on a period, you may not be ovulating. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does not get you to ovu ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Condom/STDprotection: A condom is not only used for contraception but also for a barrier from some STD's. If you are not going to be in a mutually monogamous relationship, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
A little wait: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is long acting and so it can take a while to wear off. Typically is can last 6-9 months after the last dose but som ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy: highly unlikely

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