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Racine, WI
A 16-year-old female asked:

my depo-provera shot is due next month if i miss it & have sex can i get pregnant what are the chances?

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Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
If you stop the Depo: And have intercourse, you are not protected against pregnancy.

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