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Yes. Although it is true that for many women it takes months for their fertility to return after stopping Depo Provera, it is still possible to fall pregnant if you leave it longer than 12 weeks to have your next shot. You should use another method of contraception until you can speak to your GP to get another Depo shot.

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Q: If your late getting your depo provera shot can you get pregnant?
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Can you get pregnant if you get Depo-Provera four weeks late?

Yes, you can get pregnant if you get Depo Provera four weeks late.

Can you get pregnant while on the depo and not getting your period?

Pregnancy on Depo Provera is not likely, but you can get pregnant before you have a period after stopping Depo Provera. Most accidental pregnancies with Depo happen because the patient is late for her next injection, so be sure to keep on schedule and to have a backup method and emergency contraception on hand.

Can you get pregnant if you are late for depo-provera?

Yes, you can get pregnant in you are late in getting your next birth control shot. Being late is the most common reason that women get pregnant on Depo-Provera. If you find it hard to get back into the office for your next injection, consider changing to a method like the implant or the IUD that don't require you to make appointments in a timely manner.

How will you know when Depo-Provera wears off?

You should assume that you no longer have protection from Depo Provera when you are late for the next shot. If you don't want to get pregnant, start using another birth control method at that time.

What if you get an injection of Depo-Provera at the wrong time?

If you get the injection early, there are no worries. If you're more than two weeks late, you could get pregnant.

Is bleeding on Depo-Provera a sign of pregnancy?

Bleeding on Depo Provera is a side effect of the medication, not a sign of pregnancy. If you are having nausea, breast tenderness, and fatigue, take a pregnancy test. If you were late for your last shot, take a pregnancy test. Pregnancy on Depo Provera is possible, but unlikely.

How do you know if im comin off the depo shot?

You should assume that you no longer have protection from Depo Provera when you are late for the next shot. If you don't want to get pregnant, start using another birth control method at that time.

If you were late getting the shot then you got it how long do you have to wait to have sex?

If you were late getting your Depo Provera shot, use back up birth control until you've had it in your system for five days. At that point, your'e protected.

How can a girl know if her depo shot hormones have stop working?

You should assume that you no longer have protection from Depo Provera when you are late for the next shot. If you don't want to get pregnant, start using another birth control method at that time.

Do you bleed when your on the Depo-Provera needle?

Yes I do. But usually just spotting. I bleed periodlike when I am late for my shot.

Can you be pregnant if you have been on Depo-Provera for a little over a month and your period is a day late?

The possibility of becoming pregnant while on Depo-Provera is minimal. With every birth control it takes 7 days to begin functioning in the body. If you used protection on your first week then I'd say no worries because since you have only a month on it, your body's menstrual cycle may change.

How late can you be for your depo provera shot?

You can get your next depo provera shot up to 15 weeks after the last without worrying. If you don't make that deadline, be sure to use a backup method of birth control until you get your next shot.

Will waiting 4 months to take your Depo-Provera shot put you at risk for pregnancy?

Yes, getting your Depo Provera shot late can put you at risk of pregnancy. If you aren't able to reliably get the next injection on time, consider changing to a method like the implant or IUD that doesn't require you to return to the office.

What happens if you are a week late for your depo shot?

Depo Provera's recommended reinjection schedule is 12-14 weeks. There is a grace period after that up to 16 weeks. The main reason that women get pregnant with Depo is that they don't adhere to the reinjection schedule. If you're having trouble getting into the office on time for your injection, consider another method, like the implant or IUD, that don't require regular revisits.

Can you still take Depo-Provera 4 days after your 3 month scheduled date and still be protected within that time period?

Depends, most doc's, if your late will make u take a preg test before you get the shot. they say it can take up to 1 year for depo to get out of your system. but I know someone who was only a couple of days late and got pregnant.. make sure the docs office is aware u are late getting the shot.

Should i be worried that i'm pregnant coming off the depo for 6 months?

If you aren't using effective birth control, you could get pregnant. Some women can get pregnant as soon as their shot is late; others won't start ovulating for 18 months. The average is 11 months. Take a pregnancy test if you think you're pregnant.

How can you tell if your pregnant on the depo?

Because women do not get their periods with this method of birth control, it is understandable to worry about whether or not pregnancy has occurred. If you are getting your shots on schedule, depo-provera is pretty darn effective (99% success rate). It is very unlikely that you would have conceived. If you were late for your shot and were sexually active during that time, the only way to know for certain is taking a pregnancy test.

How can you get the birth control shot out of your system?

You are just going to have to wait for the Depo-Provera to wear off.U cant , once its introducted into the body its too late

Have been off depo shot for 2 months unprotected sex just now starting birth control pills but haven't had a period for few years can i still become pregnant?

Yes, it's possible to get pregnant between the time you're late for your Depo Provera injection and the time when you've had seven birth control pills in a row, even if you don't yet have a period.

You are past due for a depo shot and have the same signs you got when you got pregnant for the first time could this mean you are pregnant again?

If you are late for your depo pervra shot, you could be. You need to take a pregnancy test and consult your doctor.

Havent had depo in 6 weeks are you still protected if you take it now?

If you restart Depo Provera now, six weeks late, you just need to use back up birth control for the first five days. If you mean you had your last three-month Depo 6 weeks ago, then your'e not due for a shot.

Is there a high chance of getting pregnant if your period is late?

Yes, you have a high chance of being pregnant if your period is late!

What are the possibilities of being pregnant and getting a late period?

Not likely

You were 3 days late getting depo and started zovia low dose pill in place of getting depo you are 3 weeks into the pill pack could you have become pregant if you had unprotected sex during this time?

Yes it is possible

Is contraceptive injection cancerous?

Depo Provera was invented in the late 1940s and has never been associated with cancer except to treat it (either as an injection or as Provera tablets). It is currently being used at the Royal Marsden to control oestrogen-receptor positive kidney tumours (which are presumably formed from migrated adrenal medullary tissue).

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