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can i take a pregnancy test if im spotting

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience Gynecology
Get checked: Sometimes spotting can be normal in early pregnancy but you should make an appointment with your doctor to make sure everything is ok. Good luck!
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hpt: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ONLY IF MISSED PERIO: Plan b if taken as directed within 72 hours prevents pregnancy, and if you did not have unprotected sex after that.You only need to do pregnancy test ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy possible: The possibility exists. If you are one week late and still haven't had your menses, you should perform a home pregnancy test. If it is negative, rep ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Two weeks : A home pregnancy test can be positive two weeks after missed period. Calculate from there and do the test accordingly.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
High School Health: Yes. A new fetus is completely undetectable by the mother's body until about fourteen days past conception. You take a pregnancy test when you miss ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Your period?: You may be having your period or a variant of a period which can be encountered in young women. However, if spotting continues you may want to check ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: will not cause false positive, more likely this is true positive, with fertilized egg implantation bleeding.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe wait a week: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
You may: Use first morning urine, avoid contamination of urine with blood, and follow the instructions in the kit carefully.
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