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Chances of pregnancy after going off depo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi im on depo but recently got off and started tri-nessa and had a 2 day peroind and had intercourse can i be pregnant
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   18
Doctor :   Since you were on depo
Doctor :   the progesterone hormone which is causing the contraception
Doctor :   can remain in the body for atleast 2 weeks to 3 months
Doctor :   Hence the chances of you getting pregnant are less.
User :   i been on for 2 years but always spotted but the first time i had a peroid i got off depo a month ago
Doctor :   The period could be because of the reduction in the hormone levels.
Doctor :   But it is known that they can be effective for atleast 2 weeks to 3 months.
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