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If a girl 8 days due for her birth control shot can she get pregnant?

If a girl 8 days due for her birth control shot can she get pregnant?

Not likely: If you get your dot before the other has expired then the chance of pregnancy is very low. Depoprovera is very reliable. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm having all pregnancy symptoms and had unprotected sex since a month of taking the Depo-Provera shot.could I be that 1% who get pregnant on birth control?

I'm having all pregnancy symptoms and had unprotected sex since a month of taking the Depo-Provera shot.could I be that 1% who get pregnant on birth control?

Reading Instructions: They are not truly pregnancy symptoms, but hormone level symptoms. If you read the instructions or information that came with your prescription you would have learned that many females on DEPO get this side effect of feeling they have become pregnant. This is NORMAL for DEPO and you may need to redefine what you think are 'pregnancy' symptoms as what they really are: something else. ...Read more

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Well i got my birth control shot and had unprotected sex the same day and I was wondering if i could get pregnant ?

Well i got my birth control shot and had unprotected sex the same day and I was wondering if i could get pregnant 
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Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): If you get depo shot during the 1st 5 days of your period – then you have immediate protection. “Quick start” is getting injection after 2 weeks w/o sex and a – pregnancy test. Need back up protection for at least 7 days with this method. ...Read more

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Had baby 3 weeks ago and have unprotected sex few times this week what are the chances i'm pregnant? I'm suppose to get birth control shot in 2 days..

Had baby 3 weeks ago and have unprotected sex few times this week what are the chances i'm pregnant? I'm suppose to get birth control shot in 2 days..

Small: Chances are small but possible, especially if you aren't nursing. Some women will start to ovulate as soon as 2 weeks after delivery. Let your clinic know. ...Read more

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I have been trying to get pregnant for a year i have had birth control pills n shots before at age 16 n stopped 19 now n im scared i cant get pregnant?

I have been trying to get pregnant for a year i have had birth control pills n shots before at age 16 n stopped 19 now n im scared i cant get pregnant?

Maybe: If your question is about seeking an evaluation for infertility , most would not recommend the time & expense until you've tried for 1-2 yrs. This would include a workup of both you and your partner at a fertility center.A visit to your regular obgyn source would be at whatever point you felt it worthwhile. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more