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A 31-year-old female asked:

When will a blood test show positive? we've been trying for 4 months to get pregnant. i took a test on friday at the doctors office. it was negative.

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Missed Period: It will show positive when you are pregnant and enough days have passed after the baby is conceived for it to be big enough to have a placenta, chemicals and blood that your body can detect. Usually you test AFTER a period is missed, not before.

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