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How soon can i test for a pregnancy

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 2-3 weeks for the embryo to... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: Standard blood studies do not address that question. A quick urine test for HCG is the easiest way.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Repeat..: It is certainly a low Hcg level but still you would need to have it repeated in order to have a final diagnosis. With pregnancy the levels should be r... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Two weeks: A pregnancy test will turn positive about two weeks after conception.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy test: 16 days after the IUI is a safe bet for a urine pregnancy etst.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Probably too early.: Most over the counter tests say to wait until you have missed your period by 2 - 7 days. If you suspect you may be pregnant, behave as if you are unt... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
About right: You ovulate about 14 days after your last menstrual period, ovulation is about 14 days later with conception soon after. So if you miss your period, ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
General Practice 11 years experience
Depends on dose: At least 7 days for 2, 500 iu; 14 days for 10, 000 iu. And for the math aficionados: the half life of HCG is 28 hours and it takes about 7 half li... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Garner
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Info: It gives the doc an idea about how far along a pt is and also you can gage when to do a sonogram to see the baby.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 23 years experience
Home test: If the urine test is positive, there is no need for a blood test. Blood tests are used when it is too soon for a urine test.

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