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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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I'm on the impalon an birth control shot an I was wondering is there a possibility I could be pregant?

Implanon: The Implanon birth control implant is 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. Pregnancy unlikely with this method. More about birth control implants https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-control/birth-control-implant-implanon ...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

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My birth control shot is causing problems. What should I do?

My birth control shot is causing problems. What should I do?

Find the best for U: Every woman has different needs.The most effective methods include iuds and implants and sterilization.See: http://www.Plannedparenthood.Org/all-access/my-method-26542.Htm or http://bedsider.Org/methods to choose a new method, then see chart on how to switch: http://www.Reproductiveaccess.Org/fact_sheets/switching_bc.Htm on how to mind the gap--don't go without bc if you don't want a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I received a birth control shot on 06/26/13 when will be ineffective?

I received a birth control shot on 06/26/13 when will be ineffective?

Possibly 12 weeks: The depo-provera injection should be at least 99.9% effective for 12 weeks. After that the effectiveness will drop off. It is possible that ovulation may return as early 13 weeks after the injection, but for some patients it may be about 26 weeks. ...Read more

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Will a birth control shot kill my baby?

Women have tried: To end their pregnancies with use of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) - without success. But Depo-Provera can have negative effect on fetus - so please let your doctor know if you are pregnant on depo. ...Read more

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How much can I drink while on the shot birth control?

Depo and Alcohol: Alcohol does not seem to affect the depo-provera or birth control shot directly. However, the more use of alcohol, the more reduction in inhibitions, the more likely to have multiple sexual partners, and the more likely to have sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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What happens to the sperm if it goes inside but you're on birth control shots '?

What happens to the sperm if it goes inside but you're on birth control shots '?

Sperm dies: While sperm can survive for up to 5 days in the vagina, the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot prevents it from fertilizing an egg and it eventually dies and is discharged from the vagina. ...Read more

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Can acyclovir affect birth control shot?

Can acyclovir affect birth control shot?

No: There are no known or proven interactions between birth control and acyclovir. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can the birth control shot be making me lose my hair?

Can the birth control shot be making me lose my hair?

Possible: Any time there is a significant change in hormone levels, like starting the shot for birth control (or getting pregnant, or after delivery, or starting or stopping birth control pills, etc) the normal cycle of hair growth and replacement can be affected. The most common change noted is an increase in hair loss - it should be a transient change. Within a few months the hair loss should stop. ...Read more

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