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when to take a hpt

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
You may: Hpt can turn positive just before a missed period, but a negative result at that time will not rule out pregnancy. You should wait 4-5 after a missed ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
4 weeks after LMP: Take home pregnancy test as directed/instructed. Should wait until 4 weeks after last menstrual period. In other words, take test after you've missed ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: You had a period. Why would you need to do a home pregnancy test? It is the winter and it is the flu season. None of your symptoms represent pregnanc ... Read More
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Younshoultakenit: About a week after your next period is due if it is late for most accurate results.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: If hpt means home pregnancy test, of course you can do multiple tests per day. But it would be more cost effective to wait a few days or more between ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
First morning void: after missed period.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
You mean earliest?: You may take hpt as many days after a missed period. Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the se ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Not how early: When you wake first urine sample. Urine has been in bladder most of the night. Bladder has ability to extract water raising concentration of solute i ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: You can take it any time of the day and if you are 8 weeks pregnant it should be positive. Morning urine is usually better as it is more concentrated ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
7-10 days: Home 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 ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No: Cycles may vary from month to month due to many causes: hormonal fluctuations, stress, tension, anxiety, metabolic issues, infection etc. I advise wai ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: OF course you should!
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