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A 42-year-old female asked:

I have been on the depo-provera shot for a month now, and i have been getting lots of pregnancy symptoms. could i be pregnant? my period did not come down.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Check pregnancy test: Depoprovera failures are very rare. It is a very effective method. If you are concerned then take a simple test available at any pharmacy. No reason to stress out. Check a test and you will have your answer in minutes. It is normal to not have a period while on depo.

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Last updated Dec 4, 2012

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