A 29-year-old female asked:
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i stopped the depo-provera shot and started the lolo birthcontrol pill on the exact same day that my depo-provera shot was due. do i need to use extra protection?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Condoms: I would suggest condoms plus pills for the first month. If sexually active with multiple partners always use condoms.
Answered on Sep 16, 2014

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