The area around the implant may be bruised and sore for a few days, but this soon goes. It is effective from then on. Disadvantages of the Birth Control Shot. The coil is often used as a treatment for heavy periods, even in women who do not actually need contraception. How effective is the Birth Control Shot?
Ah omg thank you in advance! My husband and I had an unprotected intercourse 3 days after the shot. However, not everybody uses birth control correctly. Hello Bruh I have a question I got the depo shot the last day of my period n me n my boyfriend has sex 2 days after n iv gained so much weight I haven't had a period iv been getting sick at night time could I be pregnant??
However, it can cause side effects, so it is important to consider these before choosing this form of birth control.
If more than 14 weeks have passed since your last injection, you may be able to get pregnant. A person must renew the shot every 3 months to ensure effectiveness. Well, yeah. They must use other forms of contraception, such as condoms, for 7 days after the shot as the injection will not protect against pregnancy during this time.
But you'll be taught how to give yourself the injection, rather than having a doctor or nurse give it to you. They also advise that some family planning and sexual health clinics may offer certain contraceptives for free or a reduced cost.
If you have gotten the shot before and are not late in getting the shot you are not at risk for pregnancy. Had my Depo shot on the 2nd of April and was supposed to go back on the 25th of June , but didn't go.
Fertility returns as soon as it is removed. Any time you have unprotected intercourse you are at risk for pregnancy.