A 22-year-old female asked:
How long after possible implantation bleeding should a hpt show up positive, it's the first bleeding post partum so i have no cycle to go on. and why would the spotting stop for 12 hours then start back up only to be pink and smell like lochia?
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Dr. Michael Sparacinoanswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
1 week late: Home pregnancy tests become positive at about the time when you're one week late.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
3 weeks post-sex: Conception occurs within day or so of the sex. It takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG for a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully
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Last updated Dec 10, 2019
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