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A 29-year-old female asked:

I never missed a depo-provera shot and had my third shot last week. but had sex and ovulated after with discharge. could i be pregnant?

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Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): According to Planned Parenthood, you should have a less than 1% risk of pregnancy with timely shots. That is not a zero risk, but still quite effective. I am curious how you determined that you ovulated. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) should suppress ovulation. If you are concerned about pregnancy, wait 2 weeks and take a pregnancy test.

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Last updated Feb 21, 2015

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