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how long after the depo shot can i have unprotected

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
You are protected: It takes one week to take effect if given during the first five days after the period cycle.But effective immediately if given during the first five d ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
It Depends: If you get depo provera in the first 7 days of your cycle, it works right away. If you don’t, you’ll need to use another form of birth control for 1 w ... Read More
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Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A week to a month: If the injection of DepoProvera was given to you during the first few days of your menstrual cycle, your ovulation will probably be blocked and you wi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depo: The Depo shot will not be affected by the phentermine since there is no interaction between the medications.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Probably: If you a re up to date on shot the failuree rate is 1 time in 200.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Do you want 2B Mom?: why are you having unprotected sex for the past 3 months? If you don't want to get the depo shot 4 times a year you can get an IUD. You should discuss ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You decide: These hormonal preparations work by preventing egg release. It may take some time for your body to respond to the med & some providers suggest a b ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Protection from what: It turns out that regular Depo-Provera shots every 3mo is very effective at preventing pregnancy. It's not 100% effective but as close as we can get i ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Protected or not??: Do you want to be a mother at your age?, or not? All of these things are statistical. This or that usually works, etc. if you have any doubts about th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Several reasons: May have nothing to do with the sex. Women on depo can have irregular bleeding. May have just coincided with the sex. If the sex was very physical ... Read More

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