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Can you get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Can you get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Yes: Every birth control has a failure rate, even if it is low. Speak to the doc that counseled you on the shot about your options. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after stopping Depo-Provera if u have a irregular period after or wait for it to get back normal ?

Can you get pregnant after stopping Depo-Provera if u have a irregular period after or wait for it to get back normal ?

Yes, you can: Unfortunately, one side effect of depot provera (medroxyprogesterone) is that it may take up to a year until a woman, who has been on depot provera (medroxyprogesterone), ovulates regularly and has regular cycles again. With the unpredictable ovulations these women may become pregnant any time. ...Read more

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How can you get pregnant after you had Depo-Provera shot. I tonly it took it three times in 08 n i got off it.Every since then i tried to get pregnant.

How can you get pregnant after you had Depo-Provera shot. I tonly it took it three times in 08 n i got off it.Every since then i tried to get pregnant.

Usually, : Usually, most women begin ovulation again in 12-14 weeks after their last depo shot. If you have been off it longer and cannot become pregnant, then you may need a medical evaluation. Sometimes hormonal issues, including thyroid, can affect periods. Also weight, too high or too low, can affect ovulation. If you continue to not be able to get pregnant please be seen for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How long before you can get pregnant after the Depo-Provera shot?

Usually a few months: After the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) wears off, (3 months) you may ovulate the next month, but it usually takes a few months for ovulation to begin again. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant while on Depo-Provera and having unprotected sex?

Can you still get pregnant while on Depo-Provera and having unprotected sex?

Yes: It is much less likely but no birth control is 100%. There is a small chance you can still become pregnant. This is especially the case if you are on other medication, even briefly, because these sometimes can interfere with hormone regulation. Check with your doctor whenever going on medication like antibiotics. ...Read more

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Why do people say you can get pregnant after the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Varies: It takes a week for the medication provides protection. Every method has failure rates, except abstinence! ...Read more

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