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A 41-year-old member asked:

my period is late! do i need pregnancy test right away for side pain?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
It could help dx: If you are pregnant, the test will be positive by 10 days after ovulation. Pain with a positive test would be concerning for an ectopic pregnancy.

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Last updated Sep 8, 2012

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