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A female asked:

Iam on the depo-provera shot but i'm experiencing pregnancy like symptoms such as frequent urinating, cramps, headaches, little movement ,and heavy breasts.

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
It's possible: that you are pregnant. The failure rate of DepoProvera is 0.5%. Check a home pregnancy to be certain. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Get...: Get a pregnancy test done. I don't have any more information on how you took your last shot of Depo, how long, etc. I would then go on the safe side and advise you to get the test done. If negative follow up with your GYN provider in order to find out the reason for the new symptoms if while on the medication you have never had this before.
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Last updated Nov 19, 2014

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