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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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How well does the Depo-Provera shot prevent pregnancys ?

How well does the Depo-Provera shot prevent pregnancys ?

Very well: It is a very effective contraceptive method, however you need to carefully evaluate the side effects - weight gain is a big one for many, also long term use really increases the risk for osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Can the Depo-Provera shot cause pregnancy symptoms?

Can the Depo-Provera shot cause pregnancy symptoms?

Yes. : The side effects of the depo-provera include: nausea, breast pain/tenderness, weight gain, menstrual irregularities, etc., etc. The side effect profile is very similar to pregnancy. Make sure you didn't get started on depo when already pregnant. When in doubt, pregnancy test! ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to get bleeding pregnancy when i'm of the Depo-Provera and suspect pregnancy?

Is it possible for me to get bleeding pregnancy when i'm of the Depo-Provera and suspect pregnancy?

Possible: Birth control with depo-provera begins immediately after the first shot if given within the first five days of your menstrual period. There is a possibility to get pregnant if depoprovera was received more than 1 week from your last menstrual period. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I had unprotected sex the same day I got my Depo-Provera shot, is pregnancy possible?

What do you recommend if I had unprotected sex the same day I got my Depo-Provera shot, is pregnancy possible?

Yes, definitely.: Most definitely. It has to start working in your system before it will prevent pregnancy. You could have already ovulated when you got the shot, therefore you could get pregnant if you had sex the same day. You can take Plan B to prevent a pregnancy. ...Read more

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How good is depo-provera at preventing pregnancy?

How good is depo-provera at preventing pregnancy?

98%: It is 98% effective. The 2% who conceive are generally due to not taking the subsequent injections on time. ...Read more

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Why do I feel movements in my stomach sometimes had a baby 6 months ago and Depo-Provera shot took pregnancy test 3 times and it was negative?

Why do I feel movements in my stomach sometimes had a baby 6 months ago and Depo-Provera shot took pregnancy test 3 times and it was negative?

Intestines: Your intestines move all the time. You might be feeling this. If you are compliant with your depo, and your pregnancy tests are negative, you are not pregnant. Please use condoms to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections. Your history states that you've been pregnant 3 times and have 1 baby. ...Read more

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Can the Depo-Provera shot harm a pregnancy ?

Yes it can?: Depo shot should not be given while one is pregnant.It has pregnancy category x.It can cause harm to the unborn child.If you are on depo while pregnant contact your ob/gyn doctor. Its use in first trimester increases the risk of abnormal genital development of the fetus, other studies have failed to show this risk.It can cause small babies the risk of birth defects seems to be over estimated, see ob. ...Read more

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Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) terminate 1week pregnancy?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Should not be used in attempts to terminate a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) affect a pregnancy test?

No: But if you are thinking about pregnancy, you shouldn't be on depo-provera. Pregnancy is possible when you stop using the birth control injections, but it may be delayed. This method of birth control is not recommended for someone who wants to get pregnant quickly after discontinuing use. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant on depo? Would it be able to show up on urine tests? Could Depo-Provera cause a ectopic pregnancy?

Is it possible to get pregnant on depo? Would it be able to show up on urine tests? Could Depo-Provera cause a ectopic pregnancy?

Depo : Depo-provera is one of the most the most effective birth-control options. A pregnancy is possible but exceedingly rare. A pregnancy test would be reliable. The results would not be affected by depo-provera. There is no link between depo-provera and tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more