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I had an abortion and got my shot on the same day had unprotected sex 3 weeks later & 2 weeks afterward i start having early pregnancy symptoms again

I had an abortion and got my shot on the same day had unprotected sex 3 weeks later & 2 weeks afterward i start having early pregnancy symptoms again

Depo side effects: If you got depo the day of your abortion, it is extremely effective in preventing pregnancy. You can always take a test for reassurance but it sounds like you are having side effects from the depo that will likely decrease over time. ...Read more

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In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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just had a abortion and they gave me doxycline to take they called me back last week and said I was detected with gonerhea I got a shot but no tablet?

 just had a abortion and they gave me doxycline to take they called me back last week and said I was detected with gonerhea I got a shot but no tablet?

Appropriate: Doxycycline is given to cover chlamydia. Most clinicians treat gonorrhea with one shot of rocephin (ceftriaxone). It should not be necessary for you to take additional oral meds. Be sure to see your GYN in 1-2 weeks to be recultured to make sure both infections are gone. Be sure to inform your partner to be treated. Refrain from sexual activity until both are cleared. Discuss birth control with your GYN. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant after an abortion and on Depo-Provera shot?

Can i get pregnant after an abortion and on Depo-Provera shot?

If u got the depo sh: Shot at the time of the ab that should provide birth control for 3 months. ...Read more

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I was on Depo-Provera i haven't gotten a shot since november I have been trying to get pregnant what should I do I have had a baby before, and an abortion . I was on Depo-Provera a total of months . Since november I have been trying to get pregnant i had

I was on Depo-Provera i haven't gotten a shot since november I have been trying to get pregnant what should I do I have had a baby before, and an abortion . I was on Depo-Provera a total of months . Since november I have been trying to get pregnant i had

Depo : Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) only lasts 3 months, so the contraceptive effect is gone. If your periods are not regular yet, your body may need more time to adjust or something else is going on. You may still be ovulating and able to get pregnant before you start having regular periods. Check a pregnancy test just to be sure. ...Read more

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I am having brown spotted discharge. I started the Depo-Provera shot jan 30 (first shot) and i had an abortion december 2012. Normal? Can I have sex?

I am having brown spotted discharge. I started the Depo-Provera shot jan 30 (first shot) and i had an abortion december 2012. Normal? Can I have sex?

Yes: Depo can make you bleed for several months. Patience is required. If you had stopped bleeding after your abortion and were ok at your 3 week check up you should be fine. ...Read more