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Can I take a pregnancy test at night?

Can I take a pregnancy test at night?

Yes: It is better to use first morning urine. You should do the test only if you had sex since your last period and missed your period by 4-5 days. 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. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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If i take a pregnancy test at night, will it be accurate?

If i take a pregnancy test at night, will it be accurate?

Depends: Home pregnancy test should be done 4-5 days after a missed period. It is better to use first morning urine as it is more concentrated. However, if the blood HCG level is high enough you could do the test any time. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test at night?

Is it possible for you to take a pregnancy test at night?

Yes: You can do the test any time. If the result is positive it is fine. If it is negative you should re do the test a couple of days later using first morning urine as that is usually more concentrated. ...Read more

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Miscarried November 2014. Spotted 1 time last night and stopped. Should I take a pregnancy test?

Miscarried November 2014. Spotted 1 time last night and stopped. Should I take a pregnancy test?

You may: Have you had unprotected sex? A negative result may not rule out pregnancy as you probably do not know when your period is due. So do the test and if it is negative repeat it in a couple of weeks. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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We have been trying for a baby. I ovulated on the 6th. We have sex that night. When should i take a pregnancy test?

We have been trying for a baby. I ovulated on the 6th. We have sex that night. When should i take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: Pregnancy occurs from sperm deposited in the vagina before ovulation, not after. But, testing is best done the morning after the first missed day of a delayed period. Testing too soon will be invalid. ...Read more

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Last night, I had drunk sex..according to my calendar it was during ovulation, there was no contraceptive used...when can I take a pregnancy test?

Last night, I had drunk sex..according to my calendar it was during ovulation, there was no contraceptive used...when can I take a pregnancy test?

Home pregnancy tests: When used properly, modern pregnancy tests are very accurate and can detect pregnancy as early as the first day after a missed period. Anovulatory cycles, stress, weight loss, medication, exercise, and other benign things can cause menstrual irregularity. plan B can be used within 72 hours of an unprotected encounter to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it accurate to take a pregnancy test the night that condom broke?

No: A standard pregnancy test is usually used at the time a woman misses a period. An early pregnancy test can sometimes detect pregnancy up to 6 days prior to the missed period. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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