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Is it possible to get pregnant after depo expires if you still have a period

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depo: it can take up to a year for your period to return after stopping Depo

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo use: Depo provera should be given Intramuscularly every three months. The ideal time is within 3 days of withdrawal bleeding (period) and confirms a lack o ... Read More
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Dr. Pablo Rodriguez
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not protected: You can assume you are not protected so pregnancy is a definite possibility. Do get a pregnancy test and most importantly get on some contraception if ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Rarely: A woman getting her Depo-Provera shots properly, very rarely can get pregnant. The Depo protects against pregnancy, regardless of which day she has se ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
DEPO Norms: Yes and yes. Many women on Depo-Provera stop having regular periods. And yes, in general, this will not affect your fertility later in life.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If it's been more than 3 months since your last Depo-Provera shot and your periods have returned to normal, it's possible to get pregnant. It's possib ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eventually: Depo-provera is very good birth control. A single injection is effective for at least 3 months - however, it may work for up to 18 months. It is not ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, re ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: To ovulate before you have a period. And get pregnant .Also for some women it can take 6 months or longer to restore a normal cycle when coming off th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes but you: May need to see if you are ovulating. Try an ovulation predictor kit. If not look up pcos and see if u fit that profile; if so metformin can help an ... Read More

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