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If i been on Depo-Provera for 2 months can I take metformin to get pregnant?

If i been on Depo-Provera for 2 months can I take metformin to get pregnant?

Metformin is not: Going to have an effect that helps to override depo-provera. It can help some women with polycyystic ovarian syndrome to ovulate but you are going to have to let the depo-provera run its course. Good luck. ...Read more

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on October 1 I had a still born. On October 13 I received metformin 2,000 mg and Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). On the 19 I had intercourse. Can I get pregnant?

on October 1 I had a still born.  On October 13 I received metformin 2,000 mg and Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone).  On the 19 I had intercourse. Can I get pregnant?

Highly unlikely: At least for the next 3 months. By the 19th, the depo-medroxyprogesterone had already primed your hypothalamus-pituitary-ovary pathway, tricking your brain into thinking you were already pregnant. So, your ovarian follicles aren't going to pop out eggs, and your uterus is not going to build up its endometrial lining key for implantation. You may have some spotting, or stop menstruating for a while ...Read more

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I have polysistic ovaries and i wanted to know if i can get pregnant without taking metformin and fertility pills metformin makes me sick?

I have polysistic ovaries and i wanted to know if i can get pregnant without taking metformin and fertility pills metformin makes me sick?

PCOS: If pcos is your correct diagnosis, then metformin can help with ttc. There are other steps you can take with a good doctor's guidance if this doesn't get the job done. ...Read more

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Can i take other fertility helpers with my metformin and Clomid (clomiphene) to help get pregnant with pcos?

Can i take other fertility helpers with my metformin and Clomid (clomiphene) to help get pregnant with pcos?

Maybe: Fertility helpers can be: fertility tests not done, surgery for other problems, adding IUI in some cases. If the clomid/metformin are causing you to ovulate then time may work. Later try coh/iui or ivf. Other otc supplements may be helpful full or harmful. Recently, coq-10 and dhea have been popular but all these should be used with doc management. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have pcos on the low end and I am on metformin trying to get pregnant again. Dr says I should try fertility treatment. Is it necessary?

I have pcos on the low end and I am on metformin trying to get pregnant again. Dr says I should try fertility treatment. Is it necessary?

PCOS and pregnancy: Pcos often causes infertility, however with vigorous proper treatment many women can get pregnant. Everyone is different. Pcos is often associated with being overweight, excess androgen secretion, hyperinsulinism, metabolic syndrome and hormone abnormalities. It is advisable to see specialists with a major interest in pcos. Diet, weight control, ample exercise and medications are indicated. ...Read more

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What can I do to get pregnant as quickly as possible after taking the Depo-Provera prover a shot? Can fertility treatments increase my chances?

What can I do to get pregnant as quickly as possible after taking the Depo-Provera prover a shot? Can fertility treatments increase my chances?

Probably.: Some women don't ovulate for a while after stopping depo prover. It can take as long as 18 months. If you're not having regular periods about 3 months after being off depo, i would recommend seeing your doctor to help you to ovulate. ...Read more

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Is there any thing I can do 2help my chances of geting pregnant with pcos im on metformen 1500mg now and without using fertility drugs any suggestions?

Is there any thing I can do 2help my chances of geting pregnant with pcos im on metformen 1500mg now and without using fertility drugs any suggestions?

Lose weight...: If you are not ovulating because of PCOS, Metformin alone may not be enough. You may need a fertility medication such as Clomid (clomiphene) to force your ovaries to ovulate. If you don't want to use a fertility medication, you may need to lose weight. Losing as little as 10% of your weight can help you to ovulate. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had the Depo-Provera needle and I started taking metformin which has cause me to get a painful period is this normal and safe?

I had the Depo-Provera needle and I started taking metformin which has cause me to get a painful period is this normal and safe?

Depo needle: You don't give enough information for me to try and help you. For example: What is in the depo needle? Why are you on metformin? Happy to help if you can give more info. ...Read more

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