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how long after a missed period do you take a pregpregnancy test?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Preg test: You can start testing right after you are sure you have missed your period.
Answered on May 21, 2018
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
5 days.: At five days after missed period the test should be very reliable. If you need to know sooner you can perform the test earlier, but you run the risk of having a falsely negative test.
Answered on May 29, 2016

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