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A 30-year-old female asked:

Can i get pregnant if i miss getting my depo-provera shot.?

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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.

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Indianapolis, IN
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.
MS
A 21-year-old female asked:

What are the chances of getting pregnant after you missed your Depo-Provera shot ?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Miller
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3 months: The injection is only good for a 3 month interval: get on birth control and condoms. Yes- you can get pregnant if you missed your last Depo-Provera injection.
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy commented
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Fortunately, depo effect wears off slowly, so there is a bit of lee way. Don't trust that your protection goes beyond 3 months though. Repeated shots cause even more prolonged protection. However, don't go more than 2 weeks overdue for your shot.
Aug 19, 2014
A 33-year-old female asked:

I missed my Depo-Provera shot 1 time could I be pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 40 years experience
Possibly: Any time you are sexually active without adequate contraception, pregnancy is possible. check a test.
MO
A member asked:

How soon can I get pregnant after getting off the Depo-Provera shot ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
It varies: Fertility will return from 3 months to 9 months after your last shot.
Brazil
A 16-year-old female asked:

Is it poasible to not get pregnant after the Depo-Provera shot wears off ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Use other Forms: Depo lasts three months. After that you must choose from the many other forms of safe contraception. Talk it over with your doctor.

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