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can you take a pregnancy test while spotting

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Yes: Yes, first morning urine is usually most accurate. Good luck.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
Yes: Yes.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can take a pregnancy test at any time. It will be positive by about 10 days after conception.
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A 45-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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not useful: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
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A 28-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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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pregnancy Testing : Testing would be valid if you have missed a period. Why do you want to do a test when you are bleeding?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes, err...: You can take a pregnancy test anytime you like. "implantation bleeding" is voodoo, if you want to do hpt you should time it off something reliable - l ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
It should: You should be able to obtain an accurate urine pregnancy test while spotting providing the urine specimen does not contain a large amount of blood.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A blood one yes: If u do a urine one have to make sure no blood is in the urine.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Why would you?: Having a period represents not being pregnant. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. Try to a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: The accuracy of a pregnancy test does not change wether you are on your period or not. It detect the level of HCG (hormone produce only during pregnan ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 days: 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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually a few days: Before your period would come, if it is - then wait till the 1st day of your missed period.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the 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
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A 25-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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can take a pregnancy test at any time, and as often as you would like. Irregular bleeding can but does not always indicate pregnancy.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can do it.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
About 20 days: After sex. You may take hpt 15-20 days after the episode of sex you think may have resulted in pregnancy. Use first morning urine and follow the instr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 days: 4 days from the presumed day when fecundation occured.So anytime 1 week from last sexual intercourse.

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