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A 41-year-old female asked:

Missed period or late. irregular cycle don't know expected period date. how any days after unprotected sex can i get an accurate result from hpt's?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Home preg test: usually 7-14 days after unprotected sex, test should be positive if you are pregnant. Important to use pee from when you first get up as HCG hormone level highest then. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on the test: The sensitivity of tests varies. It can be as soon as 2 weeks or as long as 4.

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