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How soon after ovulation can you take a blood test

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Too early to test: 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Hormone levels: Fsh and Estradiol levels are normally checked on days two or three of the menstrual cycle to determine ovarian reserve. A Progesterone level drawn app... Read More
Dr. Lawrence Frohman
64 years experience
No: They vary with time before ovulation. Checking a Progesterone level after ovulation is a better way to answer the question.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Depends: It depends on your cycle length. If you have a 28 day cycle, you may start to do blood test on CD 11-13, most like it will show the LH surge (Positive... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 24 years experience
No!: You should wait at least 6 months off Accutane before considering getting pregnant. It stays in your system for at least 3 months. Please follow up w... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: You should wait to see if you miss your period before testing for pregnancy. Even if you conceived yesterday, it takes, on average, 10 days for implan... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Day 21 ovulation blood test you are referring to is probably the Progesterone level. It is elevated after ovulation regardless if one is pregnant or n... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 30 years experience
Calendar: keep a calendar of your cycle for a few months, if you are regular, you always ovulate 14 days BEFORE your period starts. once you have a good idea wh... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Confirm your results: You should confirm with your doctor what test you had, what the results were and what it means. I suspect you had a Progesterone test done which is of... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Unclear question: Mild bleeding/spotting is not uncommon in early pregnancy. Should, you, God forbid, get frank bleeding like a period or abdominal pain, it would be pr... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Looks like it: A day 21 Progesterone above 10 is usually consistent with ovulation assuming that you are not on any hormonal treatment. The test is done on day 21 as... Read More
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