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how soon after intercourse can you find out if your pregnant

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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

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A male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
As soon: As the next cycle, if the intercourse occurred at a fertile time. If you miss your next cycle check a pregnancy test or it is close enough within 72 h ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 days: Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The be ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 to 14 days: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. They are accurate ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jin Packard
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
7 days late period: To be certain, you should wait until your next period is 7 days late, buy a fresh pregnancy test and use it as directed. Some early pregnancy tests wi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Risk for pregnancy: Usually 16 days after ovulation, or missing your period by 2 days if you have regular and predictable 28 day cycles.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Early testing: You could use an early pregnancy test as soon as 4 days prior to anticipated menses.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnant?: The typical time that women begin wondering if they are pregnant is about 6 weeks after missing their period.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
For standard: Home pregnancy test check when you miss your period. The absolute earliest that pregnancy might be deteced is at 7 days with blood test (but most peop ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. HUGH Melnick
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
10-12 DAYS: Please note, that blood pregnancy tests are more accurate that urine tests.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
When ovulating: +/- 2-3 days is your fertility window to get pregnant. You can do a pregnancy test 2-3 weeks after ovulation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
3 weeks: A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly, 3 weeks after sex, or the week after missing a period.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: Sometimes you may get a sonogram as early as 6 weeks. Especially if you are not sure when your last period was or you have some bleeding. other times ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
IUDs: Instantly. Iuds do not interfere with the conception of babies. It interfered with the ability of a fetus to stay attached to the wall of the uterus.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy test: There is no way to determine for sure if you are pregnant between ovulation and the start of the next period, except with a sensitive pregnancy test. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
7-14 days: A home urine pregnancy test is generally reliable about 7-14 days after fertilization occurs.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
12 to 48 hours: Fertilization can occur anywhere form 12 to 48 hours after intercourse. However, a pregnancy test may not turn positive for several weeks after becom ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Missed period.: Usually at the time you have missed your period.
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy testt: Pregnancy tests both urine and blood are very sensitive these days. Both can be done within 1-2 days of a missed period.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
3 weeks: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after presumed conception (after the ovulation date), or 1 week after missing ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pregnancy testing: We no longer use ambiguous physical symptoms to define pregnancy. The fetus, if there is one implants and grows big enough for the mothers body at abo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hale Dimetry
8 years experience Pharmacology
2 weeks: 2 weeks usually.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Birds and The Bees: Pregnancy occurs when a sperm meets an egg that has been released acutely from an ovary. This impregnation is only possible on the day of ovulation. O ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Position doesn't : No. Position really doesn't matter. What matters is that the sexual activity occurs during the five days leading up to ovulation.

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