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Can my girlfriend get pregnant if shes on depo?

Can my girlfriend get pregnant if shes on depo?

Possible: Depo-provera is usually a pretty reliable method of birth control; however, no birth control option is 100% effective (except abstinence), so there is a possibility your girlfriend can get pregnant on any birth control method. Depo-provera shots have to be given every 3 months; if your girlfriend is late in getting her next shot, the effectiveness of the depo is decreased. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Me and my girlfriend had unprotected sex 3weeks ago..she dont want to get pregnant...is it Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) will be effective 3weeks after our sex..

Me and my girlfriend had unprotected sex 3weeks ago..she dont want to get pregnant...is it Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) will be effective 3weeks after our sex..

Pregnancy: At this point, 3 weeks later, your girlfriend is either pregnant or she is not. It is too late for Depo-provera to prevent the pregnancy from occurring. I hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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My girlfriend wanted to know if being on the Depo-Provera shot(7 months off from it) would effect her to get pregnant?

My girlfriend wanted to know if being on the Depo-Provera shot(7 months off from it) would effect her to get pregnant?

Yes: Depo shot has been known to keep people from ovulating (making an egg), and therefore keep people from getting pregnant for up to 18 months. But it is a relatively easy thing to fix. ...Read more

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Why can't I get pregnant after the depo?

Why can't I get pregnant after the depo?

In time: Your body has to clear the drug before your regular periods resume. Once this happens, you should be able to get pregnant unless there are some other issues preventing this from happening. So please see your gynecologist if you have been trying for a while without success. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant on depo?

How likely is it to get pregnant on depo?

Very unlikely: Different studies had different findings. One study showed: 0.3% to 3% failure rate. ...Read more

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Do you get pregnant symptoms while on depo?

Do you get pregnant symptoms while on depo?

Pregnancy- like sx's: Depo -provera can cause cramps, abdominal pain, breast pain,chest pain, headache, changes in appetite, feeling tired or weak & drowsiness. ...Read more

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IVE BEEN OFF DEPO SINCE JULY CAN I GET PREGNANT?

IVE BEEN OFF DEPO SINCE JULY CAN I GET PREGNANT?

Yes: The duration of Depo is 90 days ,and anytime after that you may ovulate and never have a period.then you won't eve realize you're pregnant. ...Read more