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A 18-year-old female asked:

Had sex with a condom and i had a 3 day period. i took a pregnancy test 3 days after. it was negative. am i pregnant ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Unlikely: Although pregnancy tests are often inaccurate early in pregnancy, protected sex (condom) and the menses make pregnancy unlikely. Retest in a week or so if you are concerned.
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Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Test is most accurate three weeks after possible date of conception or one week after menstrual cycle
Feb 21, 2015

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