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Pregnant Depo Provera Shot
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): The reason one goes on birth control lis so that the hours and days of needless worry over unwanted pregnancy is lessened. Depo is nearly 100% effective. The only common problems are expecting it to be effective from the first day... Females are suggested to not count on it the first few weeks but once they are well into the first month on depo then it works to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I want to get pregnant had Depo-Provera shot in oct24th of 2013 have not gotten the shot again are my chances good?
Are you ovulating?: Have you started having periods yet?Get a more detailed answer ›
Pregnant or Depo-Provera shots side effect? I got a shot in november d i had unprotected sex in december been having cramps and bloating pregnancy tests posit
What could cause morning nauseous. Not pregnant. On Depo-Provera shot been feeling bad since started a month ago..also I have IBS and peptic ulcers?
Ulcer: Lisa, either your ulcer or your IBS could cause morning nausea. Make sure that you are complying with treatment for your ulcer. Some other helpful tips: Avoid alcohol, especially at night. Eat at least 3 hours before bedtime, and avoid smoking. All could contribute to your symptoms. If the symptoms worsen, or do not improve, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Yes - Missed dose: Depo shot (medroxyprogesterone ) must be given once every 3 months to prevent pregnancy. Longer than 13 weeks between doses may result in pregnancy. Use another method of birth control if you miss a dose/ get a pregnancy test before your next dose. Bone loss can occur so talk to your doctor about calcium replacement. This does not protect you from HIV (aids) or other sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
You need to do: A blood preg test so see your gyn, very uncommon for that to happen unless you were already preg. When u got your 1st shot or were late getting a shot. ...Read more
Not 100%: Per mayo clinic "in the first year of typical use, an estimated 3 out of 100 women using depo-provera will get pregnant.". ...Read more
Depends: There is no method which is 100% effective for contraception. On occasion a women will ovulation while on depoprovera and a pregnancy will occur. If this has happened to you see an md asap as depoprovera may cause problems for the developing fetus depending on when it was taken. ...Read more
The basics: The contraception process whether by implant, depo or pill is based on preventing you from releasing eggs. No egg=no pregnancy. When the pill/implant/depo is gone, your body returns to its previous state. If you would have had fertility problems before you used contraception, they would exist after you stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Home pregnancy test: Buy a test at the drugstore. If it's positive, you are. ...Read more
Is it possible that i can get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot even if i've been taking it 6'years?
Not likely: Depo-provera is one of the most effective forms of birth control, as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1-3%. Anytime you suspect that you may be pregnant the best thing to do is to take home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. In minutes you will have your answer. ...Read more
If I am late on my peroids and it will take up to a year to get them back can I stil get pregnant?Got the Depo-Provera shot in novemeber once.
It's possible: It might take up to a year (or more) to get regular periods back. The reason is that ovulation can be delayed after the depo shot. However, there is no way to know when ovulation might occur. Once you ovulate, you'll get a period 2 weeks later, unless you get pregnant. So if you don't wish to get pregnant, use some type of birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reasons why i got pregnant while on Depo-Provera shot if i never miss one.1 sept 27 -2 dec 17-3 march 4. It was every 3 months.Due date nov 19 2013?
Contraception: Unfortunately, the only way to prevent pregnancy 100% is to not have sex. All methods of birth control have a failure rate. Condoms if used correctly are estimated to be at best 90% effective. That means 10 out of 100 women will still get pregnant in a given year. Depo is about 95-97% effective... Iuds are better 99.9%. I even heard of a woman who had a baby after her uterus was removed. ...Read more
How long will it take to get pregnant after the Depo-Provera shot been off for five months an have a period but its not regular yet?
ovulation after depo: The Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot (dmpa) is given every 12-13 weeks to reliably prevent pregnancy but the hormones in the shot can persist for 6 months and for some women the resumption of ovulation can take a year. If you did not have regular periods before the dmpa you might need a medication like cyclic Provera to trigger a regular cycle and ovulation. Hopefully it will get regular soon, almost 6 months. ...Read more
My ultrasound gives a due date for nov 19 got pregnant while on Depo-Provera shot my last shot was march 4 is it possible that i conceive after my shot in march?
Hello im trying to get pregnant im off Depo-Provera shots I have started my period im looking for hormones pills or something that can help me get pregnant?
Be patient: If you have a prior history of normal menstrual cycles, no hx of pid or other conditions which may prevent you from conceiving. You should be taking prenatal vitamins with Folic Acid to decrease the risk of certain anomalies. At your age you should wait one year of actively trying to conceive before need for infertility work up. Normal people have only 20% chance of pregnancy any given month. ...Read more
Possibly pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot! had my shot 6 weeks late and had sex 3 weeks later. 4 pregnancy tests and they all came back faint -. Any ideas?
Not pregnant: Unless you were pregnant at time of depo shot you were protected by the shot almost immediately when you got it hcg (which preg test is for) doubles every 48-72 hrs in early normal pregnancy, so a faint positive would be followed by a clear positive in 2-3 days if it were real. ...Read more
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
Yes: It is possible; a little unlikely, but possible. ...Read more
It varies: But it could take up to 18 months. ...Read more
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
For what length of time can I expect it to take to get pregnant after taking the Depo-Provera shot?
Depo & ovulation: Ovulations after discontinuing depoprovera. Mayo clnic says "after stopping depo-provera, it may be 10 months or more before you begin ovulating again. If you want to become pregnant in the next one to two years, depo-provera might not be the right birth control method for you.". ...Read more
How soon after discontinuing the Depo-Provera shot can I get pregnant? I discontinued the Depo-Provera shot 5 months ago and am trying to get pregnant
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
I want to get pregnant I got a Depo-Provera shot in June I have only had one shot my next is due in September but I'm not Gonna Get it what are my chances?
Not likely: You are not going to get pregnant before September because your probability of ovulating is extremely low having had a shot in June. Past that, it depends on how quickly your cycle regulates, which you will know by when your periods become regular again. If you've only had 1 Depo shot, that should happen fairly quickly. ...Read more
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