Can the Depo-Provera shot cause pregnancy symptoms?

Yes. . The side effects of the depo-provera include: nausea, breast pain/tenderness, weight gain, menstrual irregularities, etc., etc. The side effect profile is very similar to pregnancy. Make sure you didn't get started on depo when already pregnant. When in doubt, pregnancy test!

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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

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...

What should I do if I think I'm pregnant, but on the Depo-Provera shot? I have all the symptoms of pregnancy.

Do a pregnancy test. First check for pregnancy and if positive make an appointment with an obstetrician. If the test is negative seek evaluation with an obgyn or family practitioner to determine what is causing your symptoms. Read more...