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Do I Have To Be On My Period To Get The Birth Control Shot
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
I've had my period for over two weeks, i get birth control shot monthly, but not since my last period. What could be causing this?
I started a new birth control, it's the shot, I get a shot every 3 months, ever since I started the shot, I still bleed even after my period.
Got my period march22-26 & got the birth control shot march24 my first time ever & I had unprotected sex march27 when I got off my p can I get prego?
I got my period March22-26 also got the birth control shot on March24 & I had unprotected sex March 27 when I was off my period can I still get prego?
Unlikely: Anything is possible but it's unlikely if you have been getting your shots regularly on time. ...Read more
3 to 6 months: It may take up to 3 to 6 months to resume cycling. ...Read more
Im suppose to get my period tomorrow but i got the Depo-Provera shot for birth control today. Will i still get my period or will the shot stop it from coming?
Ok i stop taking the Depo-Provera birth control shot a year ago and start trying to get pregnant am i able to get pregnant if my period haven't returned?
Possibly: If you are not using birth control, ovulation can come back before you have your first period after using depo probers. If y ou don't want to be pregnant, use some thing else for birth control. If you do, take prenatal vitamins with folic acid, and see your dr if its been more than 3 months since you stopped depo. ...Read more
I was on the depo birth control shot for a little over two year and just got my period back and I was sopose to get my period 3 days ago and didn't so I took a home pregnancy test and it was negative so I am just wondering what find of advice you have for
Depends: It depends on when you had your last Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections. Some women take almost a year for things to get back to normal. If you don't want to be pregnant, us another form of contraception since you can't rely on your cycles for quite a while. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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