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A 18-year-old female asked:

Taking a pregnancy test 29 days after unprotected sex. will the test pick up the pregnancy hormone? i plan on taking it with the first morning pee.

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Depends: Hi. It depends on when the unprotected sex was relative to your LMP. In general, you only do the pregnancy test after you've missed an expected period. For instance, if your unprotected sex was a couple weeks after your LMP, and now it's been 29 days since the sex, then by now you would have expected a period a couple weeks ago (assuming normal, regular cycle); if you missed it, the test will tell
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