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How long after Sex can I test for pregnancy

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
2 weeks/missed mense: You can usually get a reliable test 2 weeks after ovulation or with missed menses.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
All women with new, unexplained, or abnormal vaginal discharge or bleeding should be professionally examined, and apparently she has both of these. Th... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Gynecology 44 years experience
10-14 days: If you have sex at the fertile time when you are ovulating, the soonest you will have a positive pregnancy test is 10 to 14 days later. It will be po... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
No: This is to soon to test. Some may give accurate results a few days before period is due. Usually best to wait at least until period is a few days lat... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
Pregnancy test: The at home pregnancy tests are usually very reliable but can give you "false positives", i.e. They say they're positive, but in reality it's not for ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
3 days pre period: The earliest urine pregnancy detection is 3 days prior to an expected period.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: A pregnancy test can become positive 2 weeks after sex or conception. Therefore a pregnancy test 35 days later can definitely be trusted.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do pregnancy test. It may be positive sooner, but a negative test at an early stage does not ru... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Many women do: A pregnancy test when they miss their period or even later. An early pregnancy test may be able to detect pregnancy up to 6 days before your anticipat... Read More
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