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Yorktown, VA
A 24-year-old female asked:

when can i take pregnancy test? my period is 3 days late

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Pregnant?: The over the counter pregnancy (urine) tests generally take 5-6 weeks to become positive. However, the industry always has newer products. Ask your local pharmacy if they have a product that can detect pregnancy earlier. A blood test, which can be ordered by a physician can be positive as soon as you miss your period

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