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A 21-year-old female asked:

I'm on the depo-provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot and two days ago i had unprotected sex and didn't make him pull out. this morning i was bleeding a little bit. am i preg?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Not likely: The bleeding is probably related to intercourse. It doesn't mean that you are pregnant. Best wishes!
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Last updated Jul 7, 2016

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