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A female asked:

I've missed my depo shot by 3 weeks & having unprotected sex can i get pregnant ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Derek Isenberg
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: anytime you have unprotected sex, your risk of getting pregnant. Being off your depo makes it more so

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A 45-year-old member asked:

If you missed your Depo-Provera shot and had unprotected sex 2 days after could you get pregnant?

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Dr. Mirela Cernaianu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Yes. It happens more often in younger patients who are very fertile, much less in a older women, but it is possible.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

If you have unprotected 4 days after getting the depo shot can you get pregnant. ?

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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Short answer is yes.: If you had the injection in the first five days of your menstrual cycle, it should start working 24 hours post-injection. If you had the injection after the first five days of your cycle, it takes 14 days to work. No form of contraception is 100% effective, so pregnancy is always possible with sexual intercourse, but Depo is typically very effective. Only condoms prevent STI's!
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A 29-year-old female asked:

Can u get pregnant right after a missed depo shot ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Might take a while.: "After stopping Depo-Provera, it can take an average of four to ten months to get pregnant. It will take up to two years from the date of your last Depo-Provera shot for your chances of getting pregnant to get back to that of a woman who has never had the shot. " REF: http://www.conceiveeasy.com/get-pregnant/getting-pregnant-after-depo-provera/
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A 29-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to get pregnant after 3 unprotected sex?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Pregnancy: Unprotected intercourse can lead to unwanted pregnancies. Use appropriate contraception if you wish to avoid pregnancy.
Dr. Neil McLeod
Dr. Neil McLeod commented
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Intimate sexual relations lead to conception, that is what they are designed to do. It has to be with assignation to that, that you engage in sexual activity.
Jan 13, 2021

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