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A 25-year-old female asked:

Period due tomorrow transparent discharge. does it mean i m pregnant, if i take pregnancy test today will be accurate?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
If positive: A correctly done test, if positive is reliable. A negative result does not rule out pregnancy. Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully.

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