A 27-year-old female asked:
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im 1day late of period. can i take pregnant test and get a reliable result? pls help thanks

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes!: By all means if you are late for a period take a test. Tests are typically positive 10-14 days after a sexual encounter, so if you are 1 month and 1 day late, yours would definitely be positive (assuming you didn't naturally skip a period). Results are very reliable.
Answered on Nov 1, 2013
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