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A 25-year-old male asked about a 22-year-old female:

Will a home pregnancy test still give accurate results if you are having what might be breakthrough bleeding?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon.

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