Can I still get pregnant while being on the Depo-Provera shot? Unprotected sex while being on the shot

If . If you are taking the medication as prescribed and getting your shot on time is very unlikely to get pregnant. The estimated perfect use first-year failure rate for depo-provera is the weighted average of failure rates in seven clinical trials: 0.3%, which means its very effective. Hope this helps.

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Been on Depo-Provera for over a month had unprotected sex 5 weeks later after 1st shot switching from birthcontrol pills. Could I be preganant?

Possibly. If you had Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) a month ago, you should be protected. However, no method is 100%, if no period a week after it is due, get tested. Good luck! Read more...

I been on Depo-Provera for six months but got off of it in July and got switch too the pills I missed a couple of days and had unprotected sex can I be pregna?

Possible. Unprotected sex is always a risk for pregnancy as well as sexually transmitted diseases. If you missed a few pills, it is possible. Home pregnancy test about 3 wks or more after sex would help determine if you are pregnant. Read more...

I just was iinjected the Depo-Provera shot on the 9th of september 2013. And I had unprotected sex 11 day after. Can I still get pregnant?

Yes. Most of the depo pregnancies that i see are from women having unprotected sex less than 30 days from 1st injection. The others from late injections. Use a condom the first 30 days. Check a preg. Test in 2 weeks. Read more...

I had my first Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot last month and I had unprotected sex last night...can I still get pregnant?

Why worry? The reason one goes on birth control is so that they do not have to waste any energy or time worrying about pregnancy. You are on an effective form of birth control. Why are you spending even one second wasting energy needlessly worrying? Read more...

I got my first Depo-Provera shot 2 weeks ago but a week later I had unprotected sex 8 or more times. Can I still get pregnant? Include background information that will enable doctors to answer your question.

If . If you waited 7 days until after your first shot to have unprotected sex, then you have a less than 1% of pregnancy. If you got the shot within the first 7 days of starting your period, you are protected against pregnancy immediately. If not, then you should use a back-up method of birth control such as a condom for the first 7 days after the shot - after that, you're good to go. Below i've attached more information about the depo shot that might answer any additional questions you may have. Good luck! Read more...

I didn't get Depo-Provera shot in dec, had some spotting in march, and been having unprotected sex, and still haven't had a period could I be pregnant?

Yes. I assume your last depo shot was in sept. Sometimes it can take 3-6 months for your periods to return to normal after stopping depoprovera (6-9 months from last shot). You will release an egg or ovulate before your first period, so you should consider yourself fertile now. Check an over the counter pregnancy test. If it is negative and you do not wish to become pregnant, start using birth control. Read more...