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A 17-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex while i was spotting. i'm on the depo-provera shot. after sex i stopped stopping. what are the chances of me being preg?

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Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Low: If you're taking the Depo-Provera shot on time every 12-13 weeks, the chance of you being pregnant is very slim (less than 1%). Spotting is very common while on depo. Especially the first 1 or 2 times you get the shot.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Last updated Feb 19, 2015

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