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After having protected sex 6 weeks ago I took a pregnancy test a week ago at (5 weeks) and it was negative… this is right, right?

After having protected sex 6 weeks ago I took a pregnancy test a week ago at (5 weeks) and it was negative… this is right, right?

Right time for test: Testing should be done within a week or so from the expected date of the last missed period. You should reconsider all possibilities if your period continued missing ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Will a First Response pregnancy test give an accurate result about 5-6 weeks after sex? Even if I took it in the evening.

Will a First Response pregnancy test give an accurate result about 5-6 weeks after sex? Even if I took it in the evening.

Pregnancy test: Accuracy of pregnancy test is related to the day of ovulation. The average menstrual cycle is 28 days. Testing after 5 to 6 weeks will give an accurate result. Accuracy is better in the morning when the urine is most concentrated. ...Read more

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Is it reliable when a pregnancy test takes a few minutes for a result but ultimately come out negative? I waited about 6 weeks after sex to take it. 

Is it reliable when a pregnancy test takes a few minutes for a result but ultimately come out negative? I waited about 6 weeks after sex to take it. 

Instructions in kit: It is important to follow all the instructions in the test kit carefully, including the time for reading the test results. If you wish to repeat the test, use first morning urine. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex on 4/6 I took a pregnancy test on 4/16 and got a negative result did I test to early should I test again or is it right?

Had unprotected sex on 4/6 I took a pregnancy test on 4/16 and got a negative result did I test to early should I test again or is it right?

See answer: Depends where you are, in relation to your last period. Pregnancy test is usually positive when you miss a period (4 weeks from last menstrual period). If negative, repeat in a week. When in doubt, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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28day circle period 6/28 sex on 7/13 and 7/21 pregnancy test neg what seemed like a period only last 3days from 7/26 through7/30 pregnancy or not?

28day circle period 6/28 sex on 7/13 and 7/21 pregnancy test neg what seemed like a period only last 3days from 7/26 through7/30 pregnancy or not?

Pregnancy?: If you were pregnant, a home urine pregnancy test using the 1st urine of the morning would be positive by 14 days after the sex. So if you have any question about it, run a test using the 1st urine of the morning. If it's still negative, you're not pregnant. ...Read more

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How accurate is a first response pregnancy test after 6 weeks of having sex?

How accurate is a first response pregnancy test after 6 weeks of having sex?

FIRST RESPONSE Early: Result pregnancy test can detect HCG up to 6 days before a missed period. Did you have any periods during the 6 weeks of having sex? ...Read more

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If it's only been 6 days since I had sex, is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

If it's only been 6 days since I had sex, is it too early to take a pregnancy test?

Nature: Yes. Way too early. Remember conception occurs one to five days after sex. Then a new fetus is not connected chemically or physically to the mother until it is large enough to have blood and chemicals that the mother's body can detect. This is ten to fourteen days after conception. You test after you miss a period. ...Read more

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Can I take a pregnancy test 9 days after sex? Sex 6 days before ovulation, don't know if he ejaculated.

Can I take a pregnancy test 9 days after sex? Sex 6 days before ovulation, don't know if he ejaculated.

Here are some...: In active sex game, do HPT in a wk after missing period and repeat it if the first test is (-) and still in doubt since no known contraceptives give a 100% protection. Besides, it's useful to know that ovulation occurs 2 weeks before period disregarding personal menstrual cycle. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling for bettering safe sex for contraception and STDs timely. ...Read more

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NEG pregnancy test 5 weeks after sex. Threwup ONLY 1 time at the beginning of 6 weeks after sex. NO symptoms since or before. Should I be concerned?

NEG pregnancy test 5 weeks after sex. Threwup ONLY 1 time at the beginning of 6 weeks after sex. NO symptoms since or before. Should I be concerned?

Not pregnant: You do not need to worry about being pregnant. Your tests are negative. If your vomiting continues consider seeing a gastroenterologist for evaluation ...Read more

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Had sex 6 days before ovulation, when can I take a pregnancy test? I don't want to be pregnant and I'm freaking myself out really bad right now. Help

Had sex 6 days before ovulation, when can I take a pregnancy test? I don't want to be pregnant and I'm freaking myself out really bad right now. Help

Have to wait: A blood test will be positive 8 or 9 days after conception (essentially ovulation although it is not exactly the same) and a home urine test will start to show positive 2 or 3 days after that. In other words you should be able to tell a little before your period is due. ...Read more

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April 6 I had spont abortion no DC but complete & April 20 we had sex, how will I know if im pregnant when is the right time to test a pregnancy test?

April 6 I had spont abortion no DC but complete & April 20 we had sex, how will I know if im pregnant when is the right time to test a pregnancy test?

After May 7: It would be desirable to wait about three weeks after the episode of sex in question to do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
Practice safe sex
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I had an abortion at 6 weeks on May 10th. I had unprotected sex on May 15th and 17th. I took a pregnancy test may 21st and Is positive. It's correct?

I had an abortion at 6 weeks on May 10th. I had unprotected sex on May 15th and 17th. I took a pregnancy test may 21st and Is positive. It's correct?

Not likely: Even if you had become pregnant on May 15, it would be too soon for the embryo to make enough HCG for a positive pregnancy test on May 21. The "positive" test may be from residual chorionic from your abortion. It would be prudent to consult your doctor for care. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test came up neg I had sex about 6 days ago now in the last few days I feel sick did I take the test to earily could I be pregnant?

I took a pregnancy test came up neg I had sex about 6 days ago now in the last few days I feel sick did I take the test to earily could I be pregnant?

Back to High School: Yes. Of course you tested too soon. And you are misinterpreting your symptoms. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE for your body to even know it is pregnant this early in a pregnancy. First. Conception occurs one to five days after sex. Second, until a fetus is big enough to have blood cells and chemicals to detect a mother's body does not know it is pregnant. That is about ten to fourteen days after conception. ...Read more

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After how many days of sex we can take pregnancy test?

After how many days of sex we can take pregnancy test?

Depends when hd sex: Depends on the day within menstrual cycle you had sex.You should wait till your periods are due and if you miss your period do a home pregnancy test
most sensitive pregnancy test will turn positive 8 days after ovulation, but it is hard to know when the conceotion took place. ...Read more

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After how many days of sex, can we apply for pregnancy test?

You can take an: Early pregnancy earlier - it may detect pregnancy up to 6 days prior to your anticipated period. Many women take a regular home pregnancy test if they miss their period. ...Read more

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When can I have a pregnancy test after having protected sex?

Pregnancy Testing: First, I have a question. Why would you need to test for pregnancy if there was no exposure to fresh sperm inside of your vagina? Second, a female gets pregnant with exposure to sperm when she is ovulating. Are you ovulating or did you have exposure to semen when you were ovulating?

The facts are: one can trust their pregnancy test if they have waited at least two weeks past the exposure. ...Read more

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How much time should I avoid sex before taking a pregnancy test?

How much time should I avoid sex before taking a pregnancy test?

It doesn't matter...: A pregnancy test works the same way, regardless of whether a woman continues having sex or avoids having sex. That means she doesn't need to avoid having sex. However, if she continues to have sex, a negative pregnancy test means she did not get pregnant over 2-3 weeks ago (but still could be pregnant from recent sex within the last 1-10 days). ...Read more

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29 days post sex, would a pregnancy test show a positive if pregnant by now?

29 days post sex, would a pregnancy test show a positive if pregnant by now?

7 days: After conception, a pregancy test would turn positive as early as 7 days - so definitely at 29 days. ...Read more

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Can you give a positive result in a pregnancy test when sex was never involved?

Can you give a positive result in a pregnancy test when sex was never involved?

Yes.: There are very rare tumors that produce the same hormone as found in pregnancy.

If there is no chance of sex having happened, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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From the date of sex, how long is the longest it would take to show positive for a pregnancy test?

From the date of sex, how long is the longest it would take to show positive for a pregnancy test?

2-3 weeks: We recommend waiting until you miss your period. If you miss your period then check a home pregnancy test. Consider starting birth control to avoid these scares if you are not trying to get pregnant at this time. ...Read more

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Does taking a pregnancy test in the afternoon affect the outcome any if it's been 4 weeks since sex?

Does taking a pregnancy test in the afternoon affect the outcome any if it's been 4 weeks since sex?

Usually not: Although, the concentration of the pregnancy hormone is highest in the A.M. Urine, it really doesn't matter what urine to test @ the time you miss your pregnancy. @ that point the concentration should be high enough to be detectable to make it positive. ...Read more

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Can u fall pregnant after one night of sex after getting coil out and how long does it take before u should do a pregnancy test?

Can u fall pregnant after one night of sex after getting coil out and how long does it take before u should do a pregnancy test?

3 weeks after sex: A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex. If a coil just came out yesterday, a woman's body may not be able to get pregnant yet... But it is best to use contraception from the time of coil removal, if still trying to avoid pregnancy. ...Read more

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If you repeat a pregnancy test two days after you took the first one and its been five weeks since sex can you trust the results?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's 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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I had sex on nov. 29. If I take a pregnancy test would it be accuirte?

I had sex on nov. 29. If I take a pregnancy test would it be accuirte?

Did you miss your: Period? If your cycle is the usual 28 days, it would be useful to do the home test now. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. Usually it is better to wait 4-5 days after you miss your period to do the home test. ...Read more

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When will a pregnancy test work after sex?

When will a pregnancy test work after sex?

Pregnancy test: It will work after sex when you are pregnant and if you are not pregnant. Not sure exactly what the question is? ...Read more

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Pregnancy test accurate 22 days after sex?

Pregnancy test accurate 22 days after sex?

Accurate if positive: If it is negative and you do not get a period, repeat the test in 4-5 days. 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

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When does a pregnancy test work after sex?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests turn positive when you're about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Could a pregnancy test work 13days after sex?

Could a pregnancy test work 13days after sex?

See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two 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. ...Read more

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When after sex can you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 after a missed period to do home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. You may see your doctor for a blood test that may be positve as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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When can you have a pregnancy test after sex?

When can you have a pregnancy test after sex?

See below: They can become positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...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