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pregnancy test 8 days before missed period

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not at home.: A home pregnancy test will not pick up at this time. An early pregnancy test won't pick up this early.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not useful: You would be testing too soon. Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes ab ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period ? : Menstrual periods occur 14 days before the onset of a period, unless pregnancy intervenes. A delay in onset may be caused by stress (emotional, covid ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
May be too early: If period does not come in 1 week repeat pregnancy test.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Tests are accurate: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A co ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Hines
16 years experience Pediatrics
Accurate HCG: The blood test is very accurate and starts to increase 3 weeks after you last menstrual period if you are pregnant. If you had it done 10 days after m ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon. Anovulatory cycles are one cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Yo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Stuff happens!: That's why it's so important to use birth control regularly & consistently if you don't want to get pregnant (assuming you're having sex). Make sure h ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy test: Pregnancy test done in doctor's office is usually very accurate.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Dorn
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : Some of the new tests will show a positive up to a week before you are due for your period. If you had a period and a negative pregnancy test, you are ... Read More
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