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A 23-year-old male asked:

If you had unprotected sex when they started taking depo provera(taken within the first 7 days of menstrual period) and then didnt have sex for the next two months,and missed the shot when it was due can you still get pregnant from that one time?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Good chance - not
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