A 21-year-old female asked:
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do u have to wait until u miss a period to get a + pregnancy test. i did 1 @ the hospital a couple days after my period ended it was negative?

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Dr. Henry Dorn
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : Some of the new tests will show a positive up to a week before you are due for your period. If you had a period and a negative pregnancy test, you are very unlikely to be pregnant.
Answered on Oct 4, 2013
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