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A 34-year-old female asked:

Hi i'm on depo-provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) ..i had light brown spot for a day ..no period but a pms type bloated breasts and belly .any chance of being pregnant?

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Probably not: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is very effective as a birth control, as long as you have not missed a shot or delayed a shot beyond the 2 week window. If you are concerned, you can do a home pregnancy test. They are quite accurate. Good luck!
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A member asked:
If I am on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and I have not gotten a period but has unprotected sex and now having brown gooey discharge.. Am i pregnant?
Dr. Kelly Elmore
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Unlikely : See my previous answer- as long as you get your shots within the correct time frame, unlikely.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
If you get all your Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shots on time and get no period anymore is there still a chance pregnancy would happen? What are the chances?
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
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A member asked:
If im on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and have not had a period but is having light gooey brown discharge am i pregnant ?
Dr. Kelly Elmore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
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Last updated Nov 26, 2014

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