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took a pregnency test a week after sex came out positive, is it valid?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy test: The at home pregnancy tests are usually very reliable but can give you "false positives", i.e. They say they're positive, but in reality it's not for a true pregnancy. You can repeat the at home pregnancy test or get a blood HCG test from your doctor. An ultrasound will also confirm pregnancy that's occurring within the uterus and not somewhere else (fallopian tubes). Hope this helps!
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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