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When is it too late to take a pregnancy test

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Pregnancy test: If you are pregnant and 21 weeks, yes a pregnancy test would be positive. But at 21 weeks, you would probably be feeling movement. If you are that lat... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Never to late: Home pregnancy test are very reliable. The problem can be taking the test too early before there is a rise in HCG (the hormone that increases with pr... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Being Pregnant: If one is pregnant one should always test positive for pregnancy. It is extremely unlikely to get a false negative.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
10 days : Ome pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The b... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Now: Anytime after you miss your period is a good time to do a pregnancy test. A negative home pregnancy test may not be reliable prior to missing a perio... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Soon: 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Now: If your period is late then a home test will be accurate.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Now: Pregnancy test can be done 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Now : You can take it now. It is best to use the first morning void of urine.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
In 3-4 days: You may do home pregnancy test in 3-4 days, use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Alternatively you may see your... Read More
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