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can you take a pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex and a week before period is due

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, you can: Home urine pregnancy tests become positive as early as a week after conception (sperm meeting an egg). If a pregnancy test is negative, and a woman is ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, or 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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If missed period: 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pregnancy Testing: No. It would be too early. If it is negative you will not know if it was too early, an invalid test, or not. The best time to test for pregnancy is t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Patience: 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
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A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Only if you're late: Thick, white discharge is frequently seen before the period. It usually means that ovulation is over and you are producing progesterone. If your per ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not quite as: accurate as waiting until a period is missed. But at 19 days it is quite likely to be accurate.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait for period.: It really depends on the test. Most are reliable after you miss your period. Some are reliable a few days before that. The best thing to do is wait ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Though if negative may consider retesting a few days after expected period
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
You could,,: You could take a pregnancy test to be sure, but it's likely the birth control pills might have affected your period or you might wait a day or two. Y ... Read More
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