A 21-year-old female asked:
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should i take a pregnancy test at 5 to 6 days past ovulation?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not accurate: Yes you can, but it will probably be falsely negative as implantation may not have occurred that soon.
Answered on Apr 2, 2013
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No!!: W-a-y too early. 11-12 days after a certain ovulation a hpt should eb reliable.
Answered on Apr 3, 2013

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