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Dr. Robert Killian
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How long do it take to find out if your pregnant?

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
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How long do it take to find out if your pregnant?

10 to 20 minutes: You pee on a stick on the morning after you miss a period. The urine test result will be visible within minutes. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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How long to find out if your pregnant or false alarm?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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How long to find out if your pregnant or false alarm?

See below: Purchase a home test. They become positive when you're 1 week late. If negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Board Certified, Pediatrics
28 years in practice
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How long does it take to find out if your pregnant after you had sex?

Dr. Robert Kwok
Board Certified, Pediatrics
28 years in practice
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How long does it take to find out if your pregnant after you had sex?

3 weeks: A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly, 3 weeks after sex, or the week after missing a period. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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How long it takes for you to find out that you pregnant ?

Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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How long it takes for you to find out that you pregnant ?

Depends....: Depends upon whether you check. A home pregnancy test kit should be definitely positive at 5 days after a missed period. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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How long do it take to find out if I'm pregnant because my htc level is not viewable until I'm more than 8 weeks?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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How long do it take to find out if I'm pregnant because my htc level is not viewable until I'm more than 8 weeks?

Hmmm?: Most women can test when they miss a period. If still no period & test is negative - often repeat in a week. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How long before you can find out if you're pregnant?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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How long before you can find out if you're pregnant?

Early testing: You could use an early pregnancy test as soon as 4 days prior to anticipated menses. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Board Certified, LASIK Surgery
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If im 9 weeks 10 weeks next wed. Pregnant how long will it be before i can find out what im having..?

Dr. Jay Bradley
Board Certified, LASIK Surgery
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If im 9 weeks 10 weeks next wed. Pregnant how long will it be before i can find out what im having..?

Typically 20 weeks: Typically at 20 weeks but it can vary. ...Read more

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Dr. Hanford Yau
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How long does it take before I find out if I'm pregnant r nt?

Dr. Hanford Yau
Board Certified, Endocrinology
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How long does it take before I find out if I'm pregnant r nt?

It depends: It depends based on the test you use. Most OTC urine pregnancy test manufacturer will note on the box or insert how many days after sex you can expect the test to be accurate. Different tests are different. On average, it can be detected 10 days after a missed menstrual period. If concern, consider taking a blood/serum HCG test which is more reliable from your doctor's office/lab. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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How long after conception does a person usually find out that they are pregnant?

Dr. Khurram Rehman
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
21 years in practice
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How long after conception does a person usually find out that they are pregnant?

About 2 weeks after: Roughly two weeks after conception, or about 15 days after a positive ovulation test. If your pregnancy hormone levels are high enough, home pregnancy tests turn positive before the date of your 'missed period', and blood pregnancy tests are more sensitive. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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How long after sex can you find out if you are pregnant ?

Dr. Jeff Livingston
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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How long after sex can you find out if you are pregnant ?

7-14 days: A home urine pregnancy test is generally reliable about 7-14 days after fertilization occurs. ...Read more

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