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Is It Normal To Get Pregnant While On The Depo Provera Shot
Not "normal": All forms of birth control are designed to prevent pregnancy, so it is not "normal" to become pregnant on the depo shot. However, all forms of birth control have a failure rate, so it is not necessarily abnormal either. With all forms of birth control it is important to closely follow the instructions for use to minimize the risk of contraceptive failure. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
When on Depo-Provera shot is it normal to not have a period or to skip a period? Is it possible to get pregnant while on depo?
Possible: After the initial injection of hormonal medicine, you should expect to have irregular periods. It is always possible to get pregnant; however the likelihood is very low. Overall you should sit down with your gynecologist and discuss all the concerns about the depot-shot. Good luck ... ...Read more
Is it normal to get pregnancy symptoms for the first time in two years of using the Depo-Provera shot?
I got off the Depo-Provera shot in november and I am having periods every 2 weeks when will it b normal again. And can I get pregnant with it like this?
Up to 6 months: You are probably not ovulating but the word is probably. ...Read more
My last Depo-Provera shot was last year. I still haven't had my period and it's going on a year is this normal? Secondly, can I still get pregnant?
Could be?: Pt can be amenorrheic up to 18 months from the last shot of depo. ...Read more
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: As long as you are having sex with or without a condom, on or off birth control, there is always a chance of getting pregnant. Having sex during ovulation, without a condom, without birth control each just increase those chances. The only way to know if you are pregnant is to do a pregnancy test. Only abstinence and hysterectomy are 100% effective ...Read more
Unlikely: The pregnancy rate on depo is very low-less than one per first year of use. If you received your shot within the week you had your period, the chance of pregnancy is extremely low. If you received your depo shot more than a week after your period, there is a chance of pregnancy even if you had a negative pregnancy test before your shot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was on the depo shot for only 3 months, and just came off it a week ago. how soon can I get pregnant?
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