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How Soon Can You Get Preganet After Going Off The Shot
2 weeks to 1 year: I am assuming you mean the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot for birth control. It is long acting pregesterone. Most women have a return to full fertility in 2-6 weeks. However, for a few women it is long and it takes up to a year to get regular periods and ovulate regularly for pregnancy. ...Read more
Is it possible to get pregnant the day your shot is due and you don't go get it until a week later? Or possible to get pregnant day you got shot late?
I want to get pregnant as soon as possible . I am on the shot I've had the total of two shots my next shot is due on the 16 I'm not going I'm going to?
Return of fertility: Expect a delay of fertility after stopping the "Depo" contraceptive shots. While Depo doesn't permanently affect fertility, it can take several months before its effects completely wear off. For example, about 50% of women trying to get pregnant after stopping Depo were able to get pregnant at 10 months. It can take 18 months. It often takes longer in overweight women. BUT, you never know... ...Read more
I haven't a Depo shot since September I was suppose to go back in December but didn't go . I haven't a period since and I'm trying to get pregnant?
Pregnancy test: Ovulation must occur in order for a pregnancy to occur. Unfortunately, after stopping Depo Provera it can take several months to even over one year for a woman's body to resume regular ovulation, and therefore regular periods. If you have any other symptoms or are concerned you may be pregnant at this time, take a home urine pregnancy test. ...Read more
Unlikely: If you were only one day late on your shot the chances are very slim that you could be pregnant. I would use condoms for backup for the next month to be extra careful. You usually have to be more than 5-7 days late for your shot for that to be an issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do I have to do to get pregnant ? I been off the shots sinces may i was suppose to take a set july 31 but didn't go back
I've been on the drop shot since june 2013, going to get shot in 2 weeks again, and i'm bleeding. Can i be pregnant? Or is this routine?
Normal depo effect: Irregular periods are the norm on depoprovera. Many patients have no periods at all. Others will experience irregular menstrual bleeding. This is how depo works. If you are not satisfied with the bleeding pattern on depo then consider using a different birth control method. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available. ...Read more
Am i able to get pregnant in a few weeks off the depo? I was on the shot for a year 2010-2011 i was suppose to go get another injection in june of 2011, but i end up not getting it because my insurance stop paying for it. From doing research it stated it
Yes, : Yes, it is possible for you to get pregant. This is because the hormones in each injection last about 3 months. Since it has been more than 3 months since your last dose, then it is possible that no birth control hormone is present in your system. While some women note that it takes a while for their mentsral cycle to return to normal, there is still a chance that you can get pregnant. Look for the other early signs of pregnancy such as 1. Nausea/vomiting - morning sickness 2. Spotting/breakthrough bleeding - due to an egg's implantation into the uterus 3. Back pain 4. Breast enlargement and/or tendeness 5. Heachaches - due to hormonal changes 6. Nipple changes (for instance a change in color) 7. Frequent urination the pregnancy hormone can be detected in the urine 14 days after conception. Do take a pregnancy test after that time frame. ...Read more
Egg induction: The shots that are given for fertility treatments involve ovulation induction agents that are designed to produce an egg at a specific time for "harvesting" during In vitro fertilization(IVF) techniques. They are prescribed by the Fertility MD and self administered by the patients on a specific schedule. ...Read more
Normal: If your cycles have returned to a normal monthly pattern, it shouldn't take longer than a year. The majority of normal couples will conceive within 6 months. You may get pregnant immediately. If your periods have not returned, or if they are irregular, you will need to see your doctor to determine the best course of action. ...Read more
Can my girlfriend get pregnant if I didn't wait for the full 7 days of the deli shot to kick in ? It's been three days ?
Fatherhood: Nothing is impossible. Best ALWAYS us a condom unless you want to be a father. ...Read more
Talk to your Doc: The use of any medication involves risk. The use of a medication in pregnancy involve some added risk b/c of the fetus. The decision to use a medication in pregnancy needs to be balanced between the risk of the medication used and the risk of not using the medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depo is safe. : According to the world health organization (who) medical eligibility criteria for bc use: there is no harm to the woman, the course of her pregnancy, or the fetus if progestin-only contraceptives are accidentally used during pregnancy. However, always should be sure you are not pregnant before any bc start in order to avoid pregnancy detection delay and evaluation. Depo doesnt affect preg tests. ...Read more
I got only 3 depo shots the 3rd one is due on sep1 but i am not going to take it cause i wanna get pregnant. In how many months i can get pregnant?
Yes: Absolutely! the flu shot will protect you from serious complications such as pneumonia and preterm labor. It will also protect your baby until he is 6 months old. This is perfect because babies can't get the vaccine prior to 6 months of life. Make sure your family members get vaccinated as well. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
I'm on the depo shot and I was supposed to get it 8/18 had sex on 8/20, I didn't get my shot. Could I be pregnant?
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