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DEPO-PROVERA SHOT

Can I get pregnant a day after getting the shot ?  anyone who has been on the shot before ? What was your experience ?
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Yes you can in fact the whole first 12 weeks are unsafe. I got pregnant 6 weeks into my first shot. You need to use protection until after your second shot, only then is it built up in your system.
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Where did you hear 12 weeks? My dr told me I was good to go two weeks after my first shot but to wait a month just to be safe..... Got me all kinds of scared now girl lol
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Are you serious ? ... I just got my 1st shot yesterday and had sex today and I told my husband to not finish inside and he did ... I just had my baby 5 weeks ago sooo does this mean I could be pregnant again ? Already ? =-O:-(
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If she's right about the 12w then yes, we could. Both be actually...  :/ I'm only almost 3 months pp. call your dr on Monday and ask for some details.
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According to webmd it works immediately if given within the first five days of your period. So I'm guessing that my dr was right about the two weeks to a month thing. Had you gotten your period yet?
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I did get my period already and it stopped about 3-2 days ago
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I got pregnant after being on the shot for over a year.
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I hate it I had spotting for the three month straight..and I gained a lot of weight in one month so stop using it.
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Well it's common to actually get two periods a month for a while on depo so if that happens don't freak (I did lol) I'd say take a test if you think you miss your next period but with you being so newly pp idk if it'll show up positive because of leftover hcg or when you'll actually get a period. Like I said your best bet is to call your dr Monday and get some advice. Keep me updated thoug!
7381226 tn?1394935119
I never missed a shot either & still got pregnant it was crazy, I got pregnant on my 14th month being on the depo shot
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I was on depo vera and I had sex 2 weeks after like my doctor said I could. I was off it for 2 years before I finally got pregnant. I dont advise that type of birth control just because I gained soooo much wait and I worked out at the gym. Also caused alot of health problems for me and once I was ready to have a baby it took me forever!! You could get pregnant that soon after starting it but it depends when you are ovulating and if you are stressing over it I would wait and take a pregnancy test in a couple weeks just to be safe. They say to wait for a reason, you have to wait for it to kick in
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Omg im super scared now ... I sure dont want to be pregnant again .. Im going to call my doctor monday for sure ... But even if I am it would ne too late to take a plan b
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Sigh see and here I thought depo would be great for me because I was horrible with taking the pill and so many things can mess up the pill and make it not work, so hey a shot every three months? Great! I'm stressing even more about unplanned pregnancy than on the pill -.- ughhhhhhhh I hope were in the clear girlie! It's way too soon for me to be having another one lol
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They tell you it takes awhile to get in your system, so yeah you can get pregnant if you just got it.  
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Plan b has to be taken within 72 hours, but is most effective within 24.
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Lilseamonkey - I hope so .. I should take a plan b just incase all because my husband didnt listen to me .lol . Im the one all worried here to be pregnant again ... -____-
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I would never get that shot ever again. I got it and a few days later it made my arms and legs hurt. Had my husband pull my arms to make it not hurt. Plus Igained aalot of weight. I got it like Jan or Feb of 2011 and didn't redue my shot in may. Ended up getting pregnant February of 2012. I hated that shot! !
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It definitely can't hurt to take plan b! Please keep me updated I'd like to know what your dr says
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my dr. told me not to have sex until 2 weeks after I got it. It worked just fine for a little over 2 years, then I got pregnant while on it.  they suggest you dont use it over two years in a row. I found out why lol blessing in disguise.  
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