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Could you describe how long should I wait to get a pregnancy test?

Could you describe how long should I wait to get a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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What if i'm 4 days late on my period should I be worried how long should I wait to get a pregnancy test?

What if i'm 4 days late on my period should I be worried how long should I wait to get a pregnancy test?

No birth control?: Then it is always possible you could be pregnant. If that is the goal, hmmm. If not, you are putting yourself at risk for pregnancy and std's every time you do not use a condom. Do a home pregnancy test a week after missed period with first morning urine for best results, to find out what you are in for. You know, it costs greater than $500, 000 to raise one child to adulthood. Enjoy your youth! ...Read more

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Plz tell me how long should you wait to get a pregnancy test?

Plz tell me how long should you wait to get a pregnancy test?

See below: Current home pregnancy tests become positive by the time you'd be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, repeat again in 1 week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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If i had sex on the day of my ovulation. How long I have to wait to get a pregnancy test?

If i had sex on the day of my ovulation.  How long I have to wait to get a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: When you miss a period then it will be time to do a pregnancy test. Any test done before very well may be invalid and if negative you will have to spend more money on another test. The standard recommendations is when a period is delayed..... ...Read more

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Hi im sydney. how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test and I'm on the depo shot. See, I don't get my period anymore. I have noticed that my areola is like kinda dark and I have been feeling very nauseous and kinda like dizzy or whatever. I am ha

Hi im sydney. how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test and I'm on the depo shot. See, I don't get my period anymore.  I have noticed that my areola is like kinda dark and I have been feeling  very nauseous and kinda like dizzy or whatever.  I am ha

Anytime you like: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors 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 think I may be pregnant, how long do I need to wait so I can get an accurate pregnancy test done?

I think I may be pregnant, how long do I need to wait so I can get an accurate pregnancy test done?

After missing period: A woman who is normally regular on her periods can check an otc urine pregnancy test the week after missing her period, to get an accurate result. ...Read more

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How long you should wait to take a pregnancy test to get accurate results?

How long you should wait to take a pregnancy test to get accurate results?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your 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