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A 46-year-old member asked:

I'm 16 and i know of this injection that is called depo-provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) and its to prevent pregnancy, but do i need parental consent to put it on?

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Only if married: State laws differ tremendously regarding the access to contraception to those under 18. If are are from nebraska, then the only way you can obtain birth control without parental consent is if you are married.

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Last updated Aug 27, 2013

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