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Is it normal to miss your first period after the depo-provera shot?

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2 years ago
I got my first depo-provera shot in March and it was about 3-4 days after my period. My doctor said that I would get my period/irregular bleeding for a while before it could possibly stop all together. I had unprotected sex the night after I got the shot. I have not had my period since before the shot. Could I be pregnant? Thank you for your help!

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2 years ago
Like all forms of hormonal birth control, you need to give it time to work before you can safely have unprotected sex. The hormones in the birth control do not start working right away. It's possible that you could be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test or see your doctor.

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