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how soon after conception can a pregnancy test work

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Usually: by the time of your missed period

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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 days: A blood pregnancy test is the most accurate type of pregnancy test. It can detect a pregnancy as early as 10 days after conception. A urine pregnanc ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can't wait?: The pregnancy test may be positive a few days before your expected period, but if you are patient, if your period starts you probably aren't pregnant.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
! to 2 weeks: Pregnancy tests check the HCG in blood or urine and by 7days you have enough HCG to be able to detect this using a home pregnancy test kit depending o ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
14 days is suggested: Different urine kits have different levels of accuracy. Blood testing may pick up pregnancy sooner than urine. If you're referring to a home, urine te ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
It varies: It varies, according to the brand. Some brands are more sensitive than others and give earlier results. To be "safe", it's best to wait at least two ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Urine or blood: A home pregnancy test works as soon as you are miss your period (maybe 2 days prior). You can have a positive blood test for pregnancy a week after yo ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Could be: A home pregnancy test should be reliable 2 or maybe 3 days before your expected period. The longer you wait the less likely to get false positive/neg ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2weeks: Usually 10 days to 2 weeks.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
After missed period: 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
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
7-8 days approx: Should be +, if not + then wait till the 1st day of the missed period.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pregnancy Testing: Ten to fourteen days after conception, not after sex. It takes one to five days to conceive after sex. Please do not test until you miss a period. T ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
About 1week,,,: These tests are usually best at about 10 days after ovulation which is about 5 days or so after the period begins so if you do it at about a week afte ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Up to 2 weeks: It generally takes several days for your urinary levels of HCG to get elevated enough to be detected, but it can take as much as 2 wks. Over-the-count ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Stream
14 years experience Critical Care
9-10 days: A qualitative blood pregnancy test can be positive as early as 9-10 days post ovulation. However, a negative test at this point can still be false. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
About 2 weeks: It is best to wait 2 weeks after ovulation to check a pregnancy test, though it is possible it may come out positive a few days before then.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Most after miss peri: Most at home pregnancy tests will be positive at least one day after the missed period.But one test on the market first responce pregnancy test can be ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gelman
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy: At the first missed period if you are regular.Sometimes it may need to be repeated a few days later if the results are not 100 % clear.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
1DAY TO 1 WEEK: Although it is claimed that home pregnancy tests will be positive on ist day after you miss your period and sometimes these tests may not turn positiv ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Same time as urine: The detection by blood would be about the same as urine.since urine only has to have a level of 20 microinternational units of hormone human chorion ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No set time: Usually, the test will turn positive 7-10 day after conception. Be sure to test your first urine of the day. It is more concentrated and contain more ... Read More
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