A 18-year-old female asked:
Is a blood pregnancy test accurate 18 days after sex? i got one at my doctors office last week and it was neg. could i still be pregnant ?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes it should be accurate. I have seen a few women who are pregnant and the test is negative for a while. If you are still doubting the results then retest and you should feel nausea, breast tenderness, fatigue in most early pregnancies.
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