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A 22-year-old female asked:

I went to the doctors they took a pee test it was negative can i still be pregnant i had sex 2 days before period didn't have period 4 days late ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Depends on timing: Urine pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) 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.

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