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soonest to take a pregnancy test after having sex

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
7-10 days : About 7-10 days or wait until you miss your period.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy test: You should wait at least until your period is due or a few days late for more accurate results. If you test to early you may get a false negative test ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can be taken : If/ when you miss an anticipated period.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Date of next period: Repeat a week later if period is missed and first test was negative.
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 sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
1 day >missed period: One day after missed period most commercially available urine pregnancy tests can detect implanted pregnancies.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes, there is nothing in plan B that would interfere with the accuracy of a pregnancy test. You can take a pregnancy test now for reassurance. The m ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If no regular period: One can do a urine pregnancy test 1 week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after sex (after presumed conception). If a normal regular period occurs, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But usually, it is more prudent to wait until you miss your period, as if your period comes, than you would not be pregnant. best wishes.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
14 days later: It generally takes 14 days after conception for a home test to turn positive.
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