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My boyfriend came in me on the 22nd how long do i wait to take a pregnancy test?

My boyfriend came in me on the 22nd how long do i wait to take a pregnancy test?

3 weeks: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), 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, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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How long do I wait to take a pregnancy test if had sex may 7 & came on my period may 18 but my period was extremely lighter then normal.

How long do I wait to take a pregnancy test if had sex may 7 & came on my period may 18 but my period was extremely lighter then normal.

Any time now: If you are 4-5 days past the due date for your period, you may take a pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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my boyfriend came in me. how long do I wait to take a pregnancy test? I'm on birth control. I take the depo shot. I haven't got my period at all.

 my boyfriend came in me. how long do I wait to take a pregnancy test? I'm on birth control.  I take the depo shot. I haven't got my period at all.

About three weeks: You may do a pregnancy test in about three weeks. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How long after implsntation do I wait to take a pregnancy test ?

How  long after implsntation do I wait to take a pregnancy  test ?

Any time: Implantation occurs about 7 to 10 days after ovulation and a urine pregnancy test can be positive shortly after implantation. It is unlikely that you could know the precise time of implantation - so a good reference is to perform your pregnancy test at about the time your period should be due. If you are pregnant, the test will almost always be positive by then. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test after sex with husband??

How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test after sex with husband??

3 weeks: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), 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, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...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