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can a blood pregnancy test be taken too early

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anytime: Anytime you think you need one you can get it.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you have a blood pregnancy test done very early and it is a "qualitative" test it could be negative as it was too early. It is also possible that ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Heterophile antibody: Presence of heterophile antibodies can affect results of blood tests for many items. It usually does not affect the urine test. If you miss your peri ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Missed period?: If you missed your period, you may do a home pregnancy test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Preganacy is always a possiblity. Purchase a home pregnancy test. These become positive at about the time youd start your next expected period. If ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Blood test for pregnancy can be positive as soon as a day after a missed period. Whether you need an appointment or not would depend on your doctor, t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound: is more accurate as it can "see" the baby and detect signs of life
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy: It won't hurt to get a blood pregnancy test to have peace of mind.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
No: Blood tests are sensitive within a few days after implantation. If you had a blood test at least 20 days after sexual encounter, then you are unlikely ... Read More

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