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how long after my last depo shot can i get pregnent

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
3 months to 2 years: as there is variability depending on each individual patient. I would not recommend being pregnant at 16. At least finish your high school education ... Read More
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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. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo-Provera: Although unusual, you can get pregnant within the 120 days if you ovulate and the lining is thick enough. Depo-provera will typically make the lining ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depo?: You usually will ovulate between 3 to 6 months after your last shot of depo.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Some resume immediately. Some do not resume normal periods until up to 12 months. Since you are 51 you may vary even more as the effects of menopause ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Variable: It varies, but it is not uncommon to take 8-12 months to return to normal menses and fertility.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Did I say now?: At this point, probably as long as it would take anyone else, assuming the plumbing is in order. If nothing happens over the next three to six moths, ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patty Crocker
29 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Please don't: If you are truly 16 years old, you should be going to school - not taking care of a baby. Your child will have a much better chance at a successful, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Varies-: 7-10 days is usual; however, certain patients bleed up to 1 month. Please consult your GYN.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hayworth
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: You can get pregnant all cycle long because you can ovulate at different times including durin your period. Usually if you have a 28 day cycle, you ov ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-6 weeks : 4-6 weeks unless you are breast feeding then it may be delayed.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Same day: Will end the day pleasantly.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
9-18 months usually: It can take a while for normal fertility to return. The average is 9 months after the last injection but can take up to 18 months.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly 13 weeks: It's possible to begin ovulating again as soon as the depo-provera wears off - 13 weeks after your last injection. But in some young women it may take ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Use protection: You should be careful about having unprotected sex. Depo shot, birth control pills, etc., only protect you from getting pregnant but they won't protec ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to say. : You may be able to get pregnant as early as about 4 months after your last shot. But 6-12 months can be typical.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That should: Not be a problem unless your doc told u otherwise.
A member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It varies: Fertility will return from 3 months to 9 months after your last shot.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You may not have any bleeding PRIOR TO the first time you ovulate after Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone). Unless you are pregnant, you should hav ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
After : After you stop depo-provera, you can become pregnant within 3 to 4 months, however, for some women, it can take up to a year. If it has been a year a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Ovulation will re-occur before the next actual bleeding period will show up.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnant any time: Besides abstinence, no other birth control method is 100%. The chance is small, but you can get pregnant while on the pills, iud, Depo-Provera injecti ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
None: If you have been sexually acitve this month ovulation may already have occured and pregnancy is possible. Depo-provera injection can only be given dur ... Read More
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