A 21-year-old female asked:
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two months after my first depo-provera shot i still have not got a period, is this normal and could i possibly be pregnant?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo = 3 months: A Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot generally lasts three months before a period will commence.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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Could be?: Pt can be amenorrheic up to 18 months from the last shot of depo.
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