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15 Jul 2008

Fertilaty problem
Hi i am 25 , and so want to get pregnant for the last 4 years, 8 years old , i was on the 3month injection since 1999 and stoped it 2003 can this be an effect .
Please help
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fertility expert

01 Jan 0001

Dear Char

The injectable forms of contraception do not cause infertility. They work by preventing ovulation and they can take between 6 and 9 months from the last injections to wear out of your system and then start spontaneous ovulation naturally. However, since you have stopped these contraceptives almost 4 years ago and have still not fallen pregnant then you have definitely falling into the category of infertility. There are many causes for infertility and I would suggest that you see your gynaecologist or a fertility specialist to ascertain why you are having difficulty in falling pregnant.

Answered by: Dr Y. Dasoo
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