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A 18-year-old female asked:

if i have sex while on the depo-provera shot and bleeding without protection can i get pregnant?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
We never say: You can't get pregnant, but if current on depo-provera it is low probability, bleeding as well is not conducive to the traveling sperm. If concerned check a upt in 2-3 weeks but if on birth control effectively, the bleeding does not increase chances. Good luck.

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Last updated Mar 20, 2015

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