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Southaven, MS
A 17-year-old female asked:

My periods are irregular due to a depo-provera shot in november, tomorrow will be 4 weeks since my last period.might be pregnant, should i take a test tomorrow?

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Dr. Jennifer Kim
Obstetrics & Gynecology 26 years experience
Yes take a preg test: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can cause irregular periods and some patients do not get periods at all. No contraception is 100% effective, so taking a pregnancy test for added assurance is fine. Generally, the longer that you have been on dpeo provera, the greater the chance of not getting periods.

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