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How accurate is a pregnancy test after expected period

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: Negative pregnancy test can be repeated in a week if there is any doubt for your needed peace of mind.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Possibly: It may pick it up. If it is negative and you are then late, you might want to check again.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well first of all ypu could just be having abnormal period. You can try another preg test Ans if again beg then just wait for your next cycle. You sho ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
If you: Have your period you cannot be pregnant
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accurate, if...: It is accurate if done as per the instructions.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Only if +: If a pregnancy test is positive that point, it is a clear sign of pregnancy. However if the test is negative, it should be repeated in 1 to 2 weeks.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: In general it is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the home test. A blood test may be positive a few days before the period, but a n ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: At "5 weeks since your last normal period", most urine pregnancy tests performed on a morning first-urine voiding will be reasonably accurate. False ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
You are not pregnant: Having a period is physical proof of not being pregnant. Having had a tubal ligation means it is extremely unlikely you can get pregnant. You are not ... Read More

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