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Can You Take A Pregnancy Test While Spotting
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
Yes: You can take a pregnancy test at any time. It will be positive by about 10 days after conception. ...Read more
I took home pregnancy test and it was positive. Only thing is, there's always a brown like spottings. Is this normal?
Pregnancy Testing: Testing would be valid if you have missed a period. Why do you want to do a test when you are bleeding? ...Read more
Can you take a pregnancy test when your spotting/bleeding? Reason is cause I am 12 days early. And still on it been 5 days still get cramps. And moody
Yes: The test may not be accurate if you are not yet 4 weeks pregnant. ...Read more
2 days ago I had some spotting, I should have started yesterday and I didn't. Does that mean I should take a pregnancy test?
Depends: Answer depends on if you had unprotected sex since your last period and at least two weks ago, as most home pregnancy tests are accurate around two weeks post conception. If u had unprotected sex within past 5 days I would recommend getting rx for Ella (ulipristal acetate) emergency contraception. It is not uncommon for young women to miss aperiod, have period come late or lighter especially with stress. ...Read more
If I started spotting last week on thursday and today is tuesday, when should I take a pregnancy test?
Spotting 4 days after Plan B is this normal? If it is when can I take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?
Can I get a negative on a pregnancy test during implantation. (spotting) How long after implantation should I take a pregnancy test?
High School Health: Yes. A new fetus is completely undetectable by the mother's body until about fourteen days past conception. You take a pregnancy test when you miss a period. Not before. Didn't you learn this simple stuff in health class? ...Read more
I take a pregnancy test and it show negative but am spotting for 7day now what is going sometime you see it and sometimes you don't what is going on w?
I've been spotting for past five day a week after my cycle what's wrong should I take a pregnancy test?
Probably a: Normal hormonal variation but if concerned take a pregnancy test to be sure. ...Read more
Testing: It says it clearly on all tests. To be valid a test must be at the very least two weeks after the sexual encounter and it is very well known that if you test before you miss a period then that is a waste of money since it would be too early to test. Test after you miss a period. ...Read more
Depends: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more
Five days late, brownish pink spotting with mild cramping could I be pregnant? Should I take a pregnancy test
It is time do to a home pregnancy test. If it is negative, re do it in 3-4 days if you do not 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
If I take a pregnancy test 40 days after sex, would it be accurate? Got "period" on day 7 but no sure if was a period or spotting. I Have 28day cycle
Yes: If pregnant, pregnancy test will be positive ...Read more
Am having a on & off period and am seeing some light spotting and I take a pregnancy test and it show negative Thursday gone make one week now I reall?
Many options: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Difficult timing: Since your period is irregular, it it more difficult to tell early pregnancy if you don't have any symptoms. The hpt usually turns positive after 2 wks following conception. So if you only had relation 1 wk ago and got pregnant from that, it still won't show (too early). If you had relation, say 3 wks ago and got pregnant, likely it is positive now. You can test any time. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
You can now: You can take a pregnancy test now, but having already had a normal period it is unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more
If I take a pregnancy test 2 weeks after my period (I was only spotting) will it still be accurate?
Depends upon when: You had intercourse and when you think you might have become pregnant. If you think your last cycle was unusual and you are wondering if you became pregnant about a month ago, then yes, the pregnancy test should be accurate. If you want to know if you have concieved this cycle, you'll have to wait until your period is due, and if you are late, then the test will be accurate for this month. OK? ...Read more
Had a 1 day period then brown spotting the next day. How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test? Was on depo for 6yrs and have had 3 periods now.
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, STDs, or medications. A urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have been), 1 week after missing a period, or 1 week after starting a "weird" period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
Could I possibly be pregnant if I'm constantly spotting and it hasn't stopped for almost a month and I have cramping and get nauseas as well as cravings. Should I take a pregnancy test?
Maybe: You could be pregnant. If you are in doubt, take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Hello, I'm curious if I could be pregnant? I was 4 days late then started spotting, very little blood, barely any cramps which is unusual. I did take a pregnancy test yesterday which was negative..
Negative is negative: You are not pregnant and periods very in length and duration normally. ...Read more
I'm spotting 5 days before my period. I'm regular. How many days should I wait till I take a pregnancy test.
I had a 5 day period it's been 9days and now I'm spotting is that normal or should I see a doctor or take a pregnancy test?
Maybe; Yes do test:
Even teens using a most effective contraceptive like an IUD or subdermal implant, would benefit from a blood betaHCG test ASAP to be safe and if positive, need a Gyn evaluation and pelvic sonogram.
If your pregnancy test is negative and you health otherwise good, chances are your cycles will return spontaneously to normal in 2 to 3 months. If they do not or worsen, get a Gyn consult and life plan. ...Read more
I'm two weeks late from my period. My periods are heavier and I had mild dark spotting. Should I take a pregnancy test and how soon?
I have been having spotting and irregular bleeding after unprotected sex with my boyfriend, can I take a pregnancy test while bleeding?
Yes: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal bleeding, or medications. A 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. ...Read more
My last regular period was sept27-oct.2. I started spotting a little oct.31 and still currently am. Is it too early to take a pregnancy test?
If I take a pregnancy test in the afternoon while on my period will it still be accurate? I'm afraid bc I had spotting then period never spotted b4?
Not pregnant: Having a period is your body's way of proving you did not get pregnant. You do not need to test. It would be a complete waste of money. But, if you test, it will be negative and it will be valid because you are not pregnant. ...Read more
If your period is heavy first two days then spotting for last four days, on the next is it ok to take a pregnancy test which is last day of my period?
Not Pregnant: Having a period represents not being pregnant. Pregnancy testing is best done when one has missed a period and could be pregnant. It is always okay to take a pregnancy test, but in your situation, your test will be negative because you are not pregnant. ...Read more
Started spotting 4 days b4 my period haven't bled like I normally do. Never spotted b4 had my period for 6years. When should I take a pregnancy test?
Now: If in doubt, do it now and then may repeat in 2 weeks provided the first one was negative. If the second one is negative, there's a good chance next month, your periods will go back to normal. ...Read more
When to take a pregnancy test? Period is due Tuesday but had some red spotting yesterday and today now it's gone, what could it be? Used light tampon.
Is 14 days before next far too early to take a pregnancy test? My last period lasted 3 days and very light spotting blood
Can I be pregnant?: You can always test, but testing when one has had a period is most likely to be negative and a waste of money. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. If you wonder about a new possible 'conception' then testing is best done the morning after the first day a new period is missed. ...Read more
I've been spotting lightly for almost a week. It's too early for my period. I'm trying to figure out if I can take a pregnancy test.
If its been almost 3 weeks after sex and I just got off my period yesterday... can I take a pregnancy test right now? My period was spotting and short
Yes: You can always check a pregnancy test. ...Read more