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A 24-year-old female asked:

I took my depo-provera shot november 12th , its now dec 27th. i had unprotected sex last night. i feel unsure. should i buy plan b or am i safe?

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): As far as pregnancy risk is concerned, you should be fine. The DepoProvera injection protects against pregnancy for 3 months. It does not however, protect against STDs, so keep that in mind and be safe.

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Last updated Dec 27, 2014

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