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how long for the birth control shot to get out of my system?

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after how long does the birth control shot get out of my syeam and body i wanna get preangt........ please help how can i get it out of my body i wanna get my perioed agian and get preanget


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replied September 30th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A39133
Hi,
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After coming off the Depo shot, the effects of hormones take about 6 months to 1 year’s time to get out of your system. However, there are chances that your fertility gets returned in the immediate cycle or next few menstrual cycles. If your fertility/ovulation has returned, and if you have been sexually active without protection, chances of pregnancy can be possible. Drinking plenty of water every day, eating lots of fresh raw organic vegetables, drinking raw vegetable juice, sweating in a steam room or sauna, getting lots of exercise and fresh air might be of help. If you are trying for pregnancy, monitor cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting to predict your ovulation (along with the follicular study if required) and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen. Have diet with foods rich in zinc content to ensure better maturation of egg and sperms. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.


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