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pregnancy without menstral cycle

I was on the Depo shot and have been off of it for over a year. I have not had a period in over two years now. I was wondering if it was possible for me to get pregnant without having a menstral cycle. What are my chances?
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Hi.. I just had this question kinda answered for me too.. There telling me now without a cycle. Meaning you don't ovulate. So unless you get your period I dont think you can get pregnant. However not everyone is the same. But the told me you can go to the doctor and there is a pill they can give you to jump start your cycle. Maybe ask your doctor if there is anything they can do for you. If you want read the comments they left me the subject is AWKWARD QUESTION. i think I posted it on the 2/5.. There comments might help you out..Good luck
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No, you pretty much have to be menstrating to ovulate.  When I was on depo, I had to get the doctor to give me a pill called provera (completely different then depo provera) to jump start your period. Good luck to you!!

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Sorry i meant 3/5.. My months are off.
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I was on Depo and I had they same thing as Amanda happen to me, my Dr had to put me on provera twice to jumpstart my period.
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Yes you can get pregnant if you are having unprotectyed sex. Just because you have not resumed your normal cycle, does not mean anything. If your body releases an egg during ovulation and there are little swimmers in there, then the egg can get fertilized, and you would not have a period. My friend got pregnant twice this way after getting off of Depo Provera.
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Wow I dont know what to say from reading everyones stuff. I have been on the depo shot for a year and three months, i got my shot Feb 8th after i had sugery, and then i was supposed to go back in may and i decided to stay off of it for a while. Well were in July now and no period and i feel like a am pregnant, however, I took a test and it said I wasent but my doctor said that she wants me to come in because I should have had it. I have been off and on the depo shot for many years and this has never happened to me. The last time I took a break from it i got my period right away. I dont know what to do.
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This is very interesting bc im having same problem. My shot was due May 11th I didnt get it an now my breasts are very sore. I was told that u cant get preg if u dont have a period but Im not 4 sure and I dont show up on preg test they only can detect it in my blood,So I dont know if I should go 2 the doc or just wait an see!!!
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Well this is crazy doc pretty sure im preggo take blood test Mon......
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Yes you can get pregnant without having a menstral cycle.  I hadn't had one for 4 months and got pregnant.  I didn't think you could either but my 5 year old proved it wrong.  It isn't too common but it does happen.  The only reason I had a period when I did was because the doctor gave me the pill that makes your body have one.  I am also finding out that it isn't safe to not have periods.  The build up can lead to cancer.  I am currently getting it checked out by a doctor for that.  If you have a thyroid disease it can also cause your body to not have periods. You should have your thyroid checked if you are not having a period.  People who are on any birth control especually the depo shot often do go 1-2 years without having one and can take that same amount of time even if you are having a cycle to get pregnant.  Hope all of my info has helped someone.
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Yes you can get pregnant without getting a period.  My three year old is proof.  I learned it is very dangerous not to get a period.  It can cause cancer and other complications.  I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.  This disorder has many symptoms: insulin resistance, obiecity, infertility, achne (acne), abnormal hair growth, and high blood pressure.  The maind symtom is Lack of Period caused by insulin resistance.  Sometimes woman with this disorder have a thyroid problem also.  I hope this was helpful.
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I am trying to get pregnant but have not had my cycle for the past 2 months now. My doctor has given me the provera pills that I have to take for 14 days and then I should have a cycle. I would like to know how soon after should I start trying to get pregnant? Any idea's that may increase my chances?
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i came off the depo in march and last week i had unprotected sex im now wondering if i cud be pregnant i took the moring after pill the afternoon after but are getting feelings of pregnancy
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I have never been on any sort of birthcontrol (cuz I dun believe in it) Im 22 and had a child in oct 07.  I havent had my period for 3 months and now I found out that I'm only barely 3 weeks pregnant.the doctors are not all that great in the military so they cant tell me why.  I do know that I have been having a lot of pains.  but this means that it is possible that you can ovulate without any signs such as a menstral cycle.  even still if you are trying to have a baby you should consult a doctor because no ones body is the same and if you are having irregular periods or none at all there are tests that they can do to see if you are steril or not. they can also help you have children by a certain pill. a change in your diet or significant others diet and even your own weight can determine your fertility weight.  I also learned that depending how many cigerettes you smoke is depending your egg count
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i have a two year old son now and am trying to get pg again but i have not had my period well yet this year i belive i had it in december the last time. is there anything i can do besides go and get a pill from my dr.? i read the comments above and i drink tons of coffee and caffine a day and i  dont eat healthy should i take pernatialvitams to get my body heathy to have a baby will that work? my dr told me that once along time ago
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hey i had my impant taken out 24th april 09 not had a period since had odd spotting and realy feel im pregnant all test are comin back negative got blood test next week whats the chances off me being preg?
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Have not had a period in over a year.  Even took Provera and it still did not come on.  Had very light spotting, but that's about it.  However, I recently had unprotected sex and am wondering if I can still get pregnant.  Oh, one more thing, I'm 47 year old.
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Just an FYI:  I have not had my period since I was 19 years old.  I am now 36 years old, and yes let me repeat: I have not had my period for 17 years now.  I had my daughter at 29 and my son at 35.  I do not know how but life finds a way!
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I did not start my period until it was induced at 17. I had to take bc pills to have one. I stopped taking them and waited. For a year I had it without pills. When I was 19 it went away. I havent had it since. I am 21(tomorrow hehe) and I am pregnant. Though it doesnt show up on a blood or a urine test. I had an ultra sound yesterday and I am about 3 months pregnant. So if I can get pregnant without a period. Anyone can.
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i was on the depo since sempt 2010 till Sept this year! i havent had a period but i think im pregs possible or not?
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Hi there! I stop taking provera 9 months ago when my husband was leaving for deployment.i don't have any menstrual cycle at all since I STOP  using provera for 9 months. When my husband came back from deployment just recently this July 2014.. I still don't have a periods, so we had unprotected sex from the month of JULY 2014.then recently I'm having pregnancy symptoms this august 2014, so i took 3 pregnancy test  and it all came up positive!!! How does it happen? I don't have any periods but I got pregnant. I'll make a doctors appointment this week and I will update you all. -G
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