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A 18-year-old male asked:

I've been on the depo-provera shot for over a year and never get a period. i have pregnancy symptoms but no period to base it on. how do i know?

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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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