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How to tell if i am not getting pregnant if i inject depo-provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) 3days after my menstrual period?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Usually not: A good time to get the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection is during or right after the period, because it is very unlikely a woman will be pregnant when having a normal period. The shot takes several days to take effect, so by 4 days after the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection a woman should not be able to get pregnant.

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