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A 24-year-old female asked:

can you get pregnant if you miss your depo-provera shot?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Don't miss it if you don't want to be pregnant and if you think you may be take a pregnancy test before taking the next shot.

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A 30-year-old female asked:

Can i get pregnant if i miss getting my Depo-Provera shot.?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: While Depo-Provera is very long acting, you take a risk getting pregnancy if you miss doses.
Clinton Township, MI
A 30-year-old female asked:

Got the Depo-Provera shot twice missed my third one in beginning of october 2013 how long will it take for me to get pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Varies: After stopping any birth control method you will return to whatever fertility level you had before. With pills, the patch, the nuvaring, and iuds fertility returns in about one week. The Depo-Provera shot can take several months and even up to one year.
A member asked:

I missed my Depo-Provera shot by two weeks can i still get pregnant?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Maya Haasz
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Depo and pregnancy: You can get pregnant if you miss your Depo-Provera shot, and your fertility will increase with time.
Rapid City, SD
A 17-year-old female asked:

I missed my Depo-Provera shot today. is there a possiblility I could get pregnant?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Get it soon: You should be protected if you get it within a week of when it was due. But the longer you wait, the more at risk for pregnancy you are. If you get it within the next few days, you should be protected. And even with Depo, remember no contraceptive other than abstinence is 100% effective.
Canton, OH
A 29-year-old female asked:

I missed my Depo-Provera shot yesterday can I get pregnant right away?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Doubtful: Missing a DEPO shot by one day would NOT usually cause a pregnancy, but remember it is important to be compliant with all medications, especially birth control if you want the best outcomes, which in this case is NOT GETTING PREGNANT.

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