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A 25-year-old female asked:

I been on depo-provera for two years my last shot i got at the last minute to get got it three days after having unprotected sex i am havin prego symptoms.

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Depo: depo isn't 100% effective, so there is always a potential for failure. Check a pregnancy test.
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A member asked:
Depo shot i took one Depo-Provera shot and i was due for my other one on feb 21 but i did not take it on march 2 and 4 my husband and i has unprotected sex and he ejculated in me each time we had sex and we had sex about 4 or 5 time with in those two days
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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