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Can you get pregnant while on depo shot within the first 3 months your on it?

Can you get pregnant while on depo shot within the first 3 months your on it?

Not unless you were: Not unless you were already pregnant before you go the shot. Depo is a vert effective form of birth contorl ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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 while on the depo shot for a year my stomach hard, leaking milk, headaches and very tired but when the doctors do the pregnancy?

Can you get  pregnant while on the depo shot for a year my stomach hard, leaking milk, headaches and very tired but when the doctors do the pregnancy?

Yes: Especially if you were late on your last shot, but even if not late Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is 97% effective (3% pregnancy rate). Although your symtpoms could be hyperprolactinemia or thyroid issues as well. Time for some blood work. ...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.

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?

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 get pregnant if you miss your Depo-Provera shot?

Can you get pregnant if you miss your Depo-Provera shot?

Yes: Don't miss it if you don't want to be pregnant and if you think you may be take a pregnancy test before taking the next shot. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you get first Depo-Provera shot off of period cycle and have had unprotected sex?

Can you get pregnant if you get first Depo-Provera shot off of period cycle and have had unprotected sex?

Possible: To provide maximum protection, Depo shot must be given within 7 days of onset of last period. Other methods should be used for first month if administered outside this window. Chances of pregnancy unprotected are 10-25%. Check pregnancy test 3 weeks after unprotected intercourse. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Can i get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot?

Yes: The failure rate is 1%. Unfortunately, every form of birth control has a failure rate (even vasectomy!). ...Read more

Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more