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6 days late..How much longer should I wait to test again after negative pregnancy test.

6 days late..How much longer should I wait to test again after negative  pregnancy test.

Today is fine : 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

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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 should I wait to take pregnancy test?

How long should I wait to take pregnancy test?

3 weeks after sex: 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

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is generally better to do home test 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. The test may be positive sooner, but a negative test at an earlier date does not rule out pregnancy. You may get a blood test, as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test ?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test ?

AS SOON AS : You feel the need to know? Missed period, your test can become positive within 3-5 days. Test your first morning urine, since it is the most concentrated. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take another pregnancy test?

How long should I wait to take another pregnancy test?

When : When did you take the first? Where are you in your cycle? ...Read more

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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

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I took a pregnancy test and it was negative. How long should I wait to repeat another test ?

I took a pregnancy test and it was negative. How long should I wait to repeat another test ?

Have you missed: a period? If yes then not pregnant.. Can take test several days after a missed peiod using a first morning urine. ...Read more

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If I dont know exactly what day I think I got pregnant how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

If I dont know exactly what day I think I got pregnant how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: When you miss a period. If you have a period you do not need to do a pregnancy test. The morning after the first day of a missed period is when the urine test should be valid. ...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