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A 30-year-old female asked:

I've been in depo-provera for 4 years been off for 5 months this month my period came lasted for 3 days i've been having unprotected sex can i be pregnant?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
I was on the Depo-Provera for 5 years i got my last shot in april & was supposed to take it in july but did not. Havent gotten period since can I be pregnant?
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Last updated May 23, 2014

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