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San Jose, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

How many days after unprotected sex can i take a pregnancy test?

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Dr. Yolanda Lagunas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Pregnancy test: Implantation occurs on day 3 after conception. I would at least wait four days and get a test at a clinic or doctor's office to get the more sensitive exam. Even this early, you may get a false negative so repeat the test if you are late starting your next period.

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Decorah, IA
A 19-year-old female asked:

How many days should I wait before taking a pregnancy test after having unprotected sex? I am on implanon.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
On Implanon: You are on Implanon so it should be negative. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection.
A 39-year-old member asked:

After how many days of sex we can take pregnancy test?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Depends when hd sex: Depends on the day within menstrual cycle you had sex.You should wait till your periods are due and if you miss your period do a home pregnancy test most sensitive pregnancy test will turn positive 8 days after ovulation, but it is hard to know when the conceotion took place.
A 32-year-old member asked:

After how many days of sex, can we apply for pregnancy test?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Maybe just 1...: It's about quality not quantity....A positive test is determined by sex for sure, but a woman has to be ovulating and the timing has to be right. Lots of factors involved here.
A 43-year-old member asked:

How many days to take a pregnancy test and find out?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
1 week late: Home pregnancy tests turn positive when you are about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How many days to take pregnancy test to confirm it?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
1 week late: Home pregnancy tests don't turn positive until you are about 1 week late. If they're negative, repeat in 1 week.

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