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How long does it take for depo to work against pregnancy

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same day: Usually within 24 hours.

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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Understanding med: The prime benefit of depot shot or similar hormonals in pill form is the prevention of ovulation (releasing an egg) by making the body think you are a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Difficult to say: With Depo Provera - you might have a period soon after it should have been due, but sometimes getting a period to return may take months, especially i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, STDs, or medications. A urine test gives a reliable result ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rothfeld
Specializes in Pediatrics
Never: It is unlikely that you would get pregnant while on depo-provera injections. Remember that Depo-Provera only prevents pregnancy, not std's so using a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
3 weeks for accuracy: A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened). If done sooner, a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: A pregnancy test is usually positive within 2-3 weeks of conception. If you had regular periods, this would be about the time of a delayed period.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
About three weeks: You may do a pregnancy test in about three weeks. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Practice safe sex. Get H ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy: Hi, usually if you had sex during Fertile time which is usually 11-16 days prior to the next period you could get pregnant,some home pregnancy tests a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anytime you like: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More

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