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how soon after conception will a pregnancy test show positive

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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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No and Yes: No, a pregnancy test won't show a real positive 72 hours after conception, because there is no bHCG from the embryo in the mother's blood or urine yet ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: With rare exceptions that's too early; 12 or so days after a certain ovulation is usually reliable.
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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 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Jarrett
43 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy tests: Most pregnancy test are very reliable at the time of a missed menses. If your period is late, a pregnancy test should reflect whether or not you are ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes. too early: You should do the home test 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You can take a home pregnancy test at that time.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 -14 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but just barely: A test can turn positive 7-10 days after.
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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