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How come I cant get pregnant how long does it take for the shot

i need to ask a question about pregnancy.
i am 18 years old and went on the depo shot at 16 & used it twice i used drugs for one year of that and have also been having un protected sex ever sence. i have been gaining the weight back but have had irr regular periods sence the shot. i have not had a period for a little over a month.. i really would like to know if i could be pregnant or how come i cant get pregnant how long does it take for the shot to completly wear off please help
Asked On : Mon, 3 Jan 2011
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Injectable contraceptives are known to cause irregular periods/amenorrheoa.but it's compleately reversible.after stopping the shots, it takes 6-8 mths (maximum )to get the periods normal®ular. so that is the maximum period you shold expect for conception
Answered: Wed, 24 Aug 2011
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