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A 20-year-old female asked:

20 year old female and i've been having unprotected sex with my partner. i've had a mirena iud for almost two years now, but i'm worried i might be pregnant. i've had tender (but not swollen) breasts and nipples and because of my birth control i rarely ge

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Can do preg. test: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test.
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Last updated Nov 14, 2015

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