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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?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 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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