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Ottawa Lake, MI
A 18-year-old female asked:

I'm getting a shot in my hip to help with my periods is it birth control? and if it is how long should i wait to have sex ?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Same day: Depends on what the shot is. If depo-provera, it is birth control and effective almost immediately.

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Last updated May 21, 2013


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