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A 28-year-old female asked:

im spotting 5 days before my period. im regular. how many days should i wait till i take a pregnancy test.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
After missed period: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. You may see your doctor for a blood test one day after the missed period.

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