Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
188 Doctors are Online

Had become pregnant with pill and Mirena coil. Now on Depo shot. Have pregnancy symptoms. Suggestions?

hi could any1 please give me some advice. well ive got 3 children they are 12...5...&7 months old. my first and second child i was on the pill but became pregnant. my youngest i got pregnant while i had the mirena coil fitted. im now on the depo injection ive been on it since my baby was 2 weeks old. i recently had my 3rd shot but since then ive felt a little unusual. all my symptoms are same as when pregnant. is it possible while on the depo? my breasts hurt...i feel dizzy n queesy...apetite has increased extream heartburn and ive only ever felt this way during pregnancy. i have done 5 tests first 2 were cheap and both said yes i bought clear blue it said no. i bought 2 digital tesco tests and both say no. does any1 have a clue what could b wrong Read more: Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Forum - depo shot and possibly pregnant ? page 4   WWW.WWWW.WW   Follow us: @ehealthforums on Twitter
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  21
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Lab Tests
Medical Topics
OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
The efficacy of the contraceptive methods depends on many factors like the time schedule maintained by the person, associated medical disorders, other medicines taken by the person etc.
The symptoms you are experiencing could be side effects of the depo. As progesterone is the dominate hormone in pregnancy.
You better consult gynecologist and go for blood test for pregnancy or one ultrasound which will rule out the possibility of pregnancy.
Take care.

Answered: Sat, 23 Mar 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor