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Hi just a quick query re depo provera. Had first injection

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Hi just a quick query re depo provera. Had first injection on day 7 of cycle. Had unprotected sex day 5 of cycle. When would I be protected from pregnancy with this injection. I have always had a 28 -30 day cycle. 5 day menses. Thank you
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I noticed you had trouble entering chat mode Anne Marie

I would wait until the next cycle or missed cycle.

sometimes you will miss a cycle on the shot.

wait til then and you should be ok
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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