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How soon should i take a pregnancy test? i am at the end of my first month of a new birth control pill. the second week, i took a pill a couple of hours late. the health information that came with my pill said that might cause me to go without a period th

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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
A : A home pregnancy test is 97% accurate 1-2 weeks after your missed period or 5-6 weeks after your last normal period. Good luck!
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Pregnancy test: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine,

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