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After how many days can I take a pregnancy test i was sopposed to get it on the 3rd of october 2012?

After how many days can I take a pregnancy test i was sopposed to get it on the 3rd of october 2012?

5 days: The earliest pregnancy tests bought over the counter will actually let you know before you miss your period that you are pregnant. I would recommend if no period after 5 days to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can i take a pregnancy test eight days after intercours?

Can i take a pregnancy test eight days after intercours?

Well, sure: You can, but chances are you won't be pregnant. The time of highest fertility is just before ovulation, which is about 2 weeks before your period. Pregnancy tests will be positive if you are pregnant, on or around the day you would start your period. If you had sex around ovulation and it has only been 8 days, you have another week to go before the test is likely to be positive. ...Read more

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Should I take a pregnancy test after being 20 days late but started 3 days ago

Should I take a pregnancy test after being 20 days late but started 3 days ago

Don’t guess.: Take a test.  they are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.  if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Can i take a pregnancy test 13 days after sex ?

Can i take a pregnancy test 13 days after sex ?

Yes: That is a reasonable time to allow (+) if happening, as usually see result 10-14 days after conception. ...Read more

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Can i take a pregnancy test two days after sex?

Can i take a pregnancy test two days after sex?

Sure, but. . .: Unless you are already pregnant from a previous unprotected encounter, this is not going to be positive from the sex two days ago. It takes time (and fertilization) in order for the hormone level to be detected by the test. Usually about two weeks after the last missed period, give or take a few days. ...Read more

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Can i take a pregnancy test 2 weeks and 5 days after sex?

Can i take a pregnancy test 2 weeks and 5 days after sex?

You may but: If you have not missed a period, it would not do any good to do the test. If are 4-5 days past your expected period you may do a home test using first morning urine. ...Read more

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Im five days late for my cycle should I take a pregnancy test?

Im five days late for my cycle should I take a pregnancy test?

Yes: Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for test carefully, including reading the result within the prescribed time frame. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more