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Excessive bleeding with one missed period, birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I have been on the birth control Depo Provera since 2005. It has been a month and two weeks since i have been off of it. I was bleeding since I had not taking the shot, basically my shot due date. So i was bleeding for a month and a week. It recently stop and i have had sex since it stop. About three days ago i had unprotected sex and the semen did get inside. Is there any chance that i may be pregnant?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
plesae give me time to go through your history
User :   ok
Doctor :  
yes it might be.
Doctor :  
i will need to ask a few more questions
Doctor :  
can i proceed?
User :   okay
User :   yes
Doctor :  
when was the last menstruation period after stopping Depo provera?
User :   aug 13
Doctor :  
User :   sry
Doctor :  
and how many days the bleeding lasted?
User :   it started bleeding aug 13 til a week ago
Doctor :  
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and when was the unprotected intercourse?
User :   3 days ago
Doctor :  
after stopping the depo provera, it takes anywhere between one to three months to return to normal fertile level
Doctor :  
some ladies take about six months to get pregnant again
User :   okay and its been one so there is a chance?
Doctor :  
so th chances taht you will be pregnant is minimal, however, you can do a urine pregnancy test to confirm
User :   when will be the best time?
Doctor :  
anytime next week

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