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how long before u can take a test and it come up positive after sex?

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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
If you mean : A home pregnancy test, it's usually best a week or 10 days after a missed period. Your doctor can do a blood test slightly sooner than that.
Answered on Jan 13, 2015
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
EPT: Some early pregnancy tests may provide you with results as early as 6 days before period is due.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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