A 18-year-old female asked:
My period only comes every other month should i wait til next month to see if i miss my period or take a pregnancy test now that it's been 3 wks?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Either way: Waiting 2 months is fine to do. If wanting to know a few weeks sooner, a woman would have to know when she ovulates... and if she did have sex around ovulation time, she can check a home pregnancy test 3 weeks after that time.
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Last updated Jan 20, 2016
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