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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I have a question, give me a minute to type it out
User :   ive been on the depo provera shot for about a year now, i was supposed to get my next shot in early november and i never took it
Doctor :   pl proceed wd the age/duration of the disease?
User :   i had sex, the condom fell off and
User :   i feared i might be pregnant
User :   i took the plan b pill
Doctor :   ur age/marital status?
User :   im 18
User :   single
Doctor :   k
User :   but i have been getting breast tenderness
Doctor :   when did u have ur last period?
User :   about a year ago
User :   but since ive been on depo, i have no way of getting a pregnancy test because its inaccurate
Doctor :   k when r u expecting ur periods?
User :   i have no idea, its been so off
User :   since the shot controls my hormones, the home test wont be accurate. how can i find out
Doctor :   k then i would suggest to undergo the preg test in the lab
Doctor :   & if its negative get another shot of the Depo
User :   a blood test? i dont plan on being on depo anymore because its been causing me to lose weight
Doctor :   & if its +ve then certainly ur preg
Doctor :   k then u can start wd the oral pills
User :   is breast tenderness a normal side effect of plan b?
Doctor :   it might be due to many factors

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