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How long after having intercourse should you take a pregnancy test?

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Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: The newer pregnancy tests can be positive as soon as 5 days before your missed period.
Answered on Aug 16, 2012
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