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Doctor insights on: Will The Depo Provera Shot Terminate A Pregnancy

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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Had abortion 11/14 bleed only for a week nothing since. Had sex 11/29. Took 90 seasonique and depo shot 12/11 will it terminate pregnancy?

Had abortion 11/14 bleed only for a week nothing since. Had sex 11/29. Took 90 seasonique and depo shot 12/11 will it terminate pregnancy?

No: Birth control will not terminate a pregnancy ever. If you are pregnant again.. u will need to decide wither to keep or terminate.. sorry to say... fertility after an abortion returns quickly and within 2 weeks sometimes. ...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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Depo shot and pregnancy, what to do?

Depo shot and pregnancy, what to do?

I am not quite: Sure what you are asking? If you are pregnant and have had Depo Provera - let your gynecologist know promptly. If you wish to become pregnant you will of course need to stop the depo. If this hasn't addressed your concern - please clarify and re-ask question. Take care. ...Read more

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I've been on the depo shot for 3 yrs now and I just recently starting experiencing pregnancy symptoms am I or no ? I took 2 tests it said negative.

I've been on the depo shot for 3 yrs now and I just recently starting experiencing pregnancy symptoms am I or no ? I took 2 tests it said negative.

See a doctor: I am sure you were told that having a depo shot does not protect you right away,you should be practicing a safe sex.they usually tell the patient to be careful at least for a cycle or two. i do not know what your age ,or you sexual habit,but pregnancy is not the only thing a women should fear,please practice safe sex. my advise see your GYN. good luck. i hope that answer your question. thank you. ...Read more

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Does getting a Depo shot 4 wks early decrease efficacy? I needed to get it early, bc I was leaving to go abroad. I'm worried about pregnancy.

Does not reduce: efficacy if Depo is administered early. Next injection should be administered 90 days after early one. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are signs of pregnancy when you're on the Depo-Provera shot? Are they different from normal signs?

What are signs of pregnancy when you're on the Depo-Provera shot? Are they different from normal signs?

Yes: Since skipping periods is normal on Depo provera it is not necessarily a sign of pregnancy. Weight gain is also common with Depo and not necessarily associated with pregnancy. Nausea is not usually associated with Depo but is common with pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant, do a pregnancy test. While it is very uncommon to conceive on Depo, all methods do have failures. ...Read more

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Can the Depo-Provera provera shot mess up your chances for pregnancy ?

Can the Depo-Provera provera shot mess up your chances for pregnancy ?

Not permanent but: it can lead to delayed pregnancies. 50% of women will get pregnant within nine months of their last depo provera injection. ...Read more

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Depo Provera (Definition)

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