I want to know what is going on with my body. I had unprotected sex just before I went and got on the depo shot. About a week later I has my cycle at least I think was my period which lasted for about a week and half. I've been having pregnancy symptoms. I took 3 home pregnancy test which were negative, and also went to the doctor and the test was negative. I am on my period now but still having pregnancy symptoms. Can I have my cycle and still be pregnant of what is going on with my body?
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It is difficult to distinguish between early pregnancy symptoms and those caused by the hormonal Depo shot (that can mimic pregnancy symptoms) without examining you. If you have had late ovulation in your last menstrual cycle, and had been sexually active around ovulation time, you can be pregnant (and the bleeding/period that you experienced could have been decidual bleeding). Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If you have got abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, or if the symptoms suggestive of pregnancy are persistent, 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. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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