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Doctor insights on: When Will The Brith Control Shot Wear Off After Hree Months

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Can't use birth control nor the Depo-Provera shot cause i bleed a lot and my bf refuse to wear a condom. Is their a way to prevent pregnancy? Don't want kids

Can't use birth control nor the Depo-Provera shot cause i bleed a lot and my bf refuse to wear a condom. Is their a way to prevent pregnancy?  Don't want kids

Yes but: Please alternative methods of birth control including the Ortho Evra patch, low dose estrogen pills, low dose progestin-only pill, intrauterine device or the nuva ring that may better suit your body and/or lifestyle. The withdrawal method or the calendar method will not prevent pregnancy although it may decrease your chances of becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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I would like a prescription for a birth control shot. ?

I would like a prescription for a birth control shot. ?

Go to a gynecologist: They can discuss this with you, give your the advantages and disadvantages, side effects, adverse effects, so you are well informed. ...Read more

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What birth controls are done by shot? What other info is needed to know abouy this and how affective is it?

What birth controls are done by shot? What other info is needed to know abouy this and how affective is it?

DMPA (Depo-Provera): Depot Medroxyprogesterone acetate (dmpa) is an injectable birth control which is very effective. Short term side effects are water retention, hair loss, & irregular bleeding. Long term effects are still irregular bleeding, weight gain, & depression. Very long term, vaginal dryness from low estrogen effect & osteoporosis. However, many women do well & have no periods with 4 shots per year. Try it. ...Read more

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Affects of birth control shot?

Affects of birth control shot?

A few things: The depoprovera shot is very effective and easy to use. You will need one shot every 3 months. Most patients will have no periods but some will have irregular periods. It is an appetite stimulant. The excess hunger can cause weight gain for some. Long term use can lead to some bone loss. ...Read more

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Is the dp birth control shot the only option for me?

Is the dp birth control shot the only option for me?

I don't know.: Birth control methods include: abstinence, oral contraceptives, birth control patch, depo-provera (shot), sponge, vaginal ring, cervical cap, condom, diaphragm, iud, birth control implant, spermicide, sterilization or vasectomy. They vary in efficacy ; possible side effects. Discuss this with your physician to see what would be your best option. ...Read more

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Is the shot method of birth control considered effective?

Is the shot method of birth control considered effective?

You mean: Depo- Provera (medroxyprogesterone) yes if used properly it works very well, u must get your 1st shot on your period and after that your doc should tell u when u need the next injection and explain the benefits and possible side effects to you and u can read about it online, I have many pts who use it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the birth control shot?

What are the side effects of the birth control shot?

Birth control: Mild mood changes depending on the type of hormone combination used & doses. ...Read more

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Receiving birth control shots; would we be okay not using a condom?

Receiving birth control shots; would we be okay not using a condom?

If u: Are on the shots and are getting them at the correct time and are not worried about any stds then you should not need the condom. ...Read more