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Racine, WI
A 16-year-old female asked:

What are the chances of me getting pregnant on depo?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
DMPA: The statistical failure rate (unwanted pregnancy) with dmpa is 1 in 200, or 0.5%.

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How can I improve my chances of getting pregnant?

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Chances of getting pregnant at 42?

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A 35-year-old female asked:

Why can't I get pregnant after the depo?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. PAUL EUNanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
In time: Your body has to clear the drug before your regular periods resume. Once this happens, you should be able to get pregnant unless there are some other issues preventing this from happening. So please see your gynecologist if you have been trying for a while without success.
Dr. Kamel Sadek
Dr. Kamel Sadek commented
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Plus, if you have been trying to get pregnant for a year or more, your partner should be tested first if he has not fathered a child yet.
Aug 15, 2012
Last updated Jul 27, 2013

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