I got the depo shot on jan 19 and had unprotected sex

Patient

Q: I got the depo shot on jan 19 and had unprotected sex the day I got it and for weeks after could I be pregnant?

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

A backup contraception of 7 days is needed even when yu are on depo, when you start it for the first time. Hence, there are fair chances of pregnancy. Do a pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy and act accordingly.

Hope this helped.
Regards

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