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am I at high risk of getting pregnant?

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Ok I got one shot of the depo in nov of 2011 and was suppose to return feb 2012 and I just got my first period which was april 4, 2012 and for the days that I did get my period I saw blood that morning but nothing else for the rest of the day and it was like this through the whole thing could I pregnant or am I at high risk of getting pregnant.


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replied April 11th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A33784
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you have been sexually active without additional protection after coming off Depo shot (and if your fertility/ovulation has returned back after coming off Depo shot), pregnancy chances cannot be ruled out completely. If periods have been abnormal, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, or if you develop new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.


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