Can I get pregnant while on Depo???

Patient

Q: I've been on Depo provera for over 2 years now. Recently my bf came in me while having unprotected sex. Is it still possible that i can become pregnant even if i'm on Depo?

Symptoms:  No symptoms its been 5 days.
Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

Depot is a contraception and yet has a failure rate of 0.5 %. Keeping this in mind, I suggest you do a pregnancy test after 20 days of the last intercourse to rule out pregnancy.

Hope this helped.
Regards

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