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how long does it take before you know you re pregnant

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hanford Yau
15 years experience in Endocrinology
It depends: It depends based on the test you use. Most OTC urine pregnancy test manufacturer will note on the box or insert how many days after sex you can expec ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
3 weeks after sex: A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex. If a coil just came out yesterday, a woman's body may not be able ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Get a doctor's help: Your timing strategy is correct; no pregnancy test is completely reliable until 10-to-11 days post ovulation. Btw symptoms are notoriously unreliable; ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
How long to get preg: Not long. If healthy sperm is in the right place at ovulation and everything else is normal then one can become preganant within about 24 hours. The ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience in Family Medicine
About 2 weeks: Roughly about 2 weeks from the time of unprotected intercourse. Use home pregnancy test to check first morning urine about this time. If neg, repeat ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience in General Practice
Soon: Hcg blood levels rise soon after implantation. Some blood tests are sensitive within even a few days...Best to see your physician and get a test and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pregnancy: A home urine pregnancy test won't turn positive until 10-14 days after conception. Using the 1st urine of the morning will concentrate the beta-HCG ho ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
2-3 weeks after sex: Some women start to notice symptoms 2-3 weeks after sex (pregnancy symptoms before then are unlikely). Common early symptoms include some nausea (with ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Well, you might not : Have any sxs at first - so if sexually active, it is best to take a home pregnancy test.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Variable: Symptoms of pregnancy may begin even before a missed period, whereas other women may not have any symptoms, other than missed periods, till late in pr ... Read More

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