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Does taking combo BC pill help regulate cycles after Depo-Provera and return ovulation? Will taking the pill make it easier to get pregnant after depo?

Does taking combo BC pill help regulate cycles after Depo-Provera and return ovulation?  Will taking the pill make it easier to get pregnant after depo?

Will regulate only: Combo BC will create regular cycles for you and continue to prevent you from getting pregnant. There is no evidence that they will "make it easier to get pregnant after depo." The return to normal ovulation and to fertility after depo or BC is rather unpredictable and very variable. Eat healthy, take folic acid, exercise...and draft your personal reproductive health plan which fits your lifestyle. ...Read more

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If on Depo-Provera and new choice ovulation detector shows two lines but one is faint does that mean im pregnant?

If on Depo-Provera and new choice ovulation detector shows two lines but one is faint does that mean im pregnant?

Very confusing: If you are on depo the chance you are pregnant statistically is 0.5%. Your opk should not change at all while on depo, unless it's longer than 3 months. Opk is a terrible way to check pregnancy; if you think you might be then a hpt is more sensitive and much cheaper. ...Read more

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After the last Depo-Provera shot is there something i can do to ovulate faster?

After the last Depo-Provera shot is there something i can do to ovulate faster?

Can take time: It can sometimes take many months for normal cycles to return after the last depo shot. If they do not return in the first 6 months (which is not uncommon) you should consider seeking out a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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How would you know when your ovulating after being on Depo-Provera for 3 months and pills for 3 months?

How would you know when your ovulating after being on Depo-Provera for 3 months and pills for 3 months?

Ovulation: Check an overt the counter ovulator predictor kit. You usually want to start these around day 10-11 of your cycle, and use daily until you get a positive result. Most of the kits come with anywhere from 5-10 testers. ...Read more

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I have been on Depo-Provera for 4 years. After stopping Depo-Provera how will i know for sure that i'm ovulating?

I have been on Depo-Provera for 4 years. After stopping Depo-Provera how will i know for sure that i'm ovulating?

Regular periods: When regular monthly periods happen, without being on any form of hormones, then ovulation is most likely happening each month. If trying for a baby, start figuring out when the fertile days are for each month. Ovulation happens around 14 days before the first day of the next period. ...Read more

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I recieved my last Depo-Provera shot in april was due to get another in july, but didnt how soon can i began ovulating?

I recieved my last Depo-Provera shot in april was due to get another in july, but didnt how soon can i began ovulating?

Variable: But after July when you were due to get the shot, if you did not, then you are at risk for pregnancy at any time. ...Read more

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Does the Depo-Provera shot stop a woman from ovulating? Even if I only had one shot? How does the Depo-Provera shot work

Does the Depo-Provera shot stop a woman from ovulating? Even if I only had one shot?  How does the Depo-Provera shot work

Yes: The repo injection will stop the ovaries from ovulating - that is how it prevents pregnancy. The injection is usually working after a week of your first injection. ...Read more

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Didnt get Depo-Provera shot in july when i was supposed to.How soon after do you began to ovulate,last time it took three months. Just want to know how early.

1-12 months: Ovulation can occur in the first month off depoprovera for some. For others it can take up to one year. If you do not want to be pregnant consider starting another birth control method ...Read more

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How long does it take to ovulate after stopping the Depo-Provera provera shot? I have been on Depo-Provera for 7yrs and recently stopped taking it. My last shot was in august and i was due for another but stopped because i want to switch to a new kind of

After : After stopping depo-provera, most women start to ovulate within 3 to 4 months, however, for some women, it can take up to a year. You may want to have your doctor check a pregnancy test prior to starting a new hormonal method of birth control just in case. In the meantime, make sure you use another form of birth control such as a condom to protect yourself from getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Do you ovulate right after you miss your Depo-Provera shot ?

Do you ovulate right after you miss your Depo-Provera shot ?

You could : Ovulation will return after missing a depo shot. How fast you ovulate will vary from person to person. Use condoms and restart birth control if you don't want to be pregnant. Take Folic Acid daily if you do. ...Read more

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Can i get ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can i get ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Doubtful: DMPA (Depo Provera) is one of the most effective drugs in the world for stopping ovulation, it is doubtful you'd ovulate unless the shot has worn off. ...Read more

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Can anyone feel ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can anyone feel ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

No: Some women are able to feel a pain when they ovulate. So depoprovera is meant to prevent ovulation, so if you truly feel that you are experiencing ovulation, i would check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate right after you're off the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can you ovulate right after you're off the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Not likely: You are not likely to ovulate any time soon. It can take 2-3 months after not getting your scheduled dose before ovulation may resume. ...Read more

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When will I be able to ovulate again I just got off Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) this month?

Few months: It may take few months to ovulate after stop Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Please be patient. If you want to ovulate sooner, you may take Clomid 50 mg PO daily for 5 days. It may only help some patients. ...Read more

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I'm having water like CM like i'm ovulating but i've been on Depo-Provera for about 4 weeks now. Could i be ovulating?

I'm having water like CM like i'm ovulating but i've been on Depo-Provera for about 4 weeks now. Could i be ovulating?

Unlikely: Cervical mucous changes with hormes. Progesterone usually induces this kind of discharge. Depo has progrsterone in it and this changes maybe due to depo. ...Read more

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Im virgin, only had two Depo-Provera shots, now off for 9 months. Menstrual is irregular when can I ovulate again? And when can this shot wear off?

Up to a year: Unfortunately, a couple of depo shots may hang around in your system for up to a year. If you are having some irregular periods, then at least that says your system is "waking up" from being put to sleep... It is difficult to say whether or not you are having ovulatory cycles -- you could be now, but just with irregular periods. This will eventually straighten out. ...Read more

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