A 18-year-old female asked:
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can a girl still get pregnant when she had sex on her period even she on depo ?

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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 sex. If worried, one can do a home pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. Of course, Depo does not protect against STDs such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, HPV, syphilis, HIV/AIDS, etc...
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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