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I had two depo-provera shots and had a two month period. missed my depo-provera shot on the 6th of oct. can i be pregnant? im feeling nausea and sleepy

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sure: Sure you can, if you had sex at the right time. Take a pregnancy test or go see your doctor for one.
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Yes, you could be: Theoretically you can get pregnancy as soon as you miss your shot. Each woman is different & how long it takes to return to fertility is highly variable. Some women get pregnant right away after missing a shot; for others it may take up to a year to conceive once they stop the depo. It is advised that you use alternate/barrier (condom) contraception if you miss a shot. Consider a home prey test

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