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How soon can you test for pregnancy

A 25-year-old female 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
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A 35-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 sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pregnancy testing: Once a period is missed or delayed pregnancy testing will be valid.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Day 1-5: The first day is adequate if you have a high quality kit. If not wait for five days then test. If the test is positive it is positive.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
At least 2 negative: Pregnancy tests a week apart likely would rule out pregnancy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Some early: Pregnancy tests can detect pregnancy as early as six days prior to the missed period.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: Great majority of pregnancies occur when coitus takes places within the 3 day interval just prior to ovulation. The first hormonal evidence of implant ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Early pregnancy test: The earliest you can start testing with urine pregnancy tests as early as 6-12 days after ovulation. Calculate ovulation occurred about 14 days afte ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal testing: A bpp (biophysical profile) is a type of antenatal testing designed to determine the status of the fetus. It is offered to women who have high risk c ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood and urine: 1. CBC (complete blood count). 2. Blood type and screen. 3. Variety of STD screens, including HIV. 4. Urine culture. 5. Pap smear (age 21 and over). T ... Read More

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