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On depo shot. Missed periods, headaches, tender breasts. Pregnant?

Hi I m 18 and I was on the needle depo for the first time. I missed my period for two months then got my period on the third month. I know the needle only lasts for 3 months before you go get another but I didn t. The third month my period was off and on for over 12 days maybe longer but my periods only last 5 to 7 days. I had sex after I was done my period a week later. I seem to be late by 9 days and my breasts are tender, my mood changes alot and I ve been having headaches what could this be?
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Hello, thanks for the query.

Since you already know contraceptive effectiveness of depo lasts only for 3 months.

Missed periods, unprotected intercourse during ovulation,your symptoms of with tender breasts, mood changes suggests you cold be pregnant.
Get a urine pregnancy test done.
If positive, get an ultrasonography done.

Hope this helps,
Dr Nilofer

Answered: Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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