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Kitty Hawk, NC
A 33-year-old female asked:

took depo-provera for 14 years went off in march. how long before period and can i get pregnant??

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Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No way to know: Each individual is on their own unpredictable time table. It can be as long as a year before fertility returns. However, it can be at 91 days after the last shot as well...

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A 21-year-old member asked:

How can I get pregnant faster after being off of Depo-Provera pavera for 8 months with no results?

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Depends: This depends on your age and whether or not you have resumed your menses. If you are getting your period then normally it can take up to one year for a normal couple to conceive.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What is the chance that after 4years on Depo-Provera if I were to miss a shot for the first time that I could get pregnant?

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Definitely possible: If you don't want to get pregnant use condoms until you talk to your doctor about getting back on depoprovera.
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A 20-year-old member asked:

I have been off the Depo-Provera shots since aug 2010... And have not gotten pregnant yet. Im 20 years old. Should I worry?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
No: I would not worry yet. You should see an obgyn or fertility specialist to see if the Depo-Provera is still having an effect on your body. Sometimes it can suppress your body's hormones even more than 1 year.
Clarksville, TN
A 21-year-old female asked:

I stopped Depo-Provera after 2 years & started developing a period once a month consecutively. Could I get pregnant now? Or is the Depo-Provera still possibly in me?

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Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: If it's been more than 3 months since your last Depo-Provera shot and your periods have returned to normal, it's possible to get pregnant. It's possible before that, but definitely by then, if you are trying to conceive, i recommend "taking charge of your fertility" by toni weschler. She also has a website, tcoyf.Com.
Harrisburg, NC
A 18-year-old female asked:

Could I get pregnant after 4 years of being on Depo-Provera and been off for 6 months with a period?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Depo-provera will eventually leave the body and it's contraceptive effects ceases. When menses and ovulation returns the ability to conceive improves.

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