A 18-year-old female asked:
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my period comes the same time every month. it is 2-3 days late now, should i take a pregnancy test while on my period or wait until it is over?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Either way: The newer home pregnancy tests are positive within 72 hours when you be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, wait 1 week.
Answered on Jun 2, 2015
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