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23 years old , depoprovera shot

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Hello I am 23 years old. I have been taking the deprovera shot for about 2 mths. On july 29th I noticed some light cramping and spottiing. On August 1st. My boyfriend and I had unprotected intercouse. Afterwards there was more spotting more than last time and some pain. Could I be pregnant because the intercourse was unprotected and there was ejaculation? And what is causing the pain?

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replied August 2nd, 2010
Birth Control Answer A14896
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The pain during intercourse can suggest possibility of pelvic infection (PID), or it may be due to a sensitive and engorged cervix (pregnant cervix).
The spotting could mean either a side effect of the depo provera shot, or possibility of pregnancy.
Visit your healthcare provider/gynecologist for an examination and tests to find out the cause behind your symptoms, and to confirm/rule out chances of pregnancy.
Take care.

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