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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
Regular menses?: It may take several months for hormone levels to return to normal after Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is stopped. The easiest way to evaluate your cycle is to measure estradiol/fsh on cycle day 3, then follow the maturation of the ovarian follicle by ultrasound and monitor Estradiol levels at midcycle. If ovulating, your Progesterone should rise to about 15 by cycle day 24 or 25. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No : That is why it works to prevent ptegnancy ...Read more
Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) prevent ovulation? Not Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)
Depends on when: Oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) when taken at the onset of a menstrual cycle in large doses can arrest ovulation as well as any bleeding until it is stopped. Otherwise, if given after estrogen has been initiated during the first 10 days of the cycle will not have the same effect. ...Read more
Shoud I be skipping periods after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone).Beacuse im tryin to get pregnant?
Maybe: Hard to know from your question. If you are on provera, (medroxyprogesterone) you may be skipping periods. If you are off provera, (medroxyprogesterone) you may be skipping periods. If you are trying to get pregnant and off provera, (medroxyprogesterone) you may get pregnant. If you are on Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and trying to get pregnant, get off the Provera (medroxyprogesterone) if you want to get pregnant. If there is concern, see your gyn and discuss thoroughly. ...Read more
Depoprovera: Depoprovera is a injectable contraceptive medication that last 3 months in your body. It is very strong and chances of becoming pregnant while on this contraceptive are rare although never impossible.It functions by thickening the cervical mucous and changing the endometrium in addition to suppresing ovulation.Side effect like abnormal bleeding are very common and can last months after last dose. ...Read more
No: Conceiving and then getting a Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot as conception is not ideal. However, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) doesn't usually cause any fetal anomalies. Of course, every woman is at risk of having a baby with a birth defect. But Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) isn't known for causing birth defects. ...Read more
Could i be pregnant during my first Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot? I missed my period.
Probably not : If the first shot was given during the first 5 days during your last period then the possibility of you being pregnant is low. Change in bleeding pattern/ irregular period/ no bleeding at all is common with depo shot. If you think you may be pregnant see your for evaluation. Talk with your doctor about calcium + vit d supplementation to help prevent bone loss. Practice safe sex, use condoms. ...Read more
Yes: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a very effective form of birth control that is close to 99% effective in preventing pregnancy if injections are given on time. Injections are given every 3 months in your doctor's office. No pills to remember, no foreign bodies, and nothing to do prior to intercourse. It is a very reliable birth control option. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A little wait: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is long acting and so it can take a while to wear off. Typically is can last 6-9 months after the last dose but sometimes it can stay effective much longer than that. If you are not getting periods 6 months after stopping it your doctor can run some tests to check your own hormones and see if you are able to get pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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