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If I had irregular period how many days after sex can I use pregnancy test?

If I had irregular period how many days after sex can I use pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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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Hello can a pregnacy test work 3 days after sex?

Hello can a pregnacy test work 3 days after sex?

No: This is to soon to test. Some may give accurate results a few days before period is due. Usually best to wait at least until period is a few days late. Take care! ...Read more

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Took ecp after sex, periods came one week late than usual. Took 3 urine pregnency tests 10 to 15 days aftr sex came out negative. Can I still b prgnt?

Took ecp after sex, periods came one week late than usual. Took 3 urine pregnency tests 10 to 15 days aftr sex came out negative. Can I still b prgnt?

Unlikely: The morning after pill is a high dose hormone designed to disrupt the lining of the uterus to make it less hospitable for implantation by the embryo. Since it alters things hormonal, your period will be a bit different as a result. Very common. ...Read more

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Took pregancy test 28 days after had sex it was negative was it right? Additional details: had my normal period lasted 6 days about 2 weeks after sex?

Took pregancy test 28 days after had sex it was negative was it right? Additional details: had my normal period lasted 6 days about 2 weeks after sex?

How to get pregnant?: Please this question makes me very sad. First you are so young. Your body is not even done growing. If you choose to be sexual please take the responsibility to know how to prevent unwanted pregnancy.

You cannot be pregnant. You have had a normal period. That is the very definition of not being pregnant. ...Read more

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12 weeks after sex no Sprem involved. My period keeps coming light bleed and for 3 days. Took pregnany test blood test came negative. No late period?

12 weeks after sex no Sprem involved. My period keeps coming light bleed and for 3 days. Took pregnany test blood test came negative. No late period?

Not pregnant: You are having periods. You did not have sperm inside of the vagina. You cannot possibly be pregnant. Why would you let your brain get to the point you are not thinking clearly? You are having an irregular period. If you are truly worried about it then you go to the doctor. You are not pregnant. Take that off the list of causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Took a pregnency test a week after sex came out positive, is it valid?

Took a pregnency test a week after sex came out positive, is it valid?

Pregnancy test: The at home pregnancy tests are usually very reliable but can give you "false positives", i.e. They say they're positive, but in reality it's not for a true pregnancy. You can repeat the at home pregnancy test or get a blood HCG test from your doctor. An ultrasound will also confirm pregnancy that's occurring within the uterus and not somewhere else (fallopian tubes). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregancy test after sex?

How long should I wait to take a pregancy test after sex?

10-14 days: If you have sex at the fertile time when you are ovulating, the soonest you will have a positive pregnancy test is 10 to 14 days later. It will be positive by the time you miss a period. ...Read more

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I'm having constant headaches, am I prego? (on 2nd depo shot)Took a pregnancy test 2 weeks and 4 days after sexual intercourse & it came out negative.

I'm having constant headaches, am I prego? (on 2nd depo shot)Took a pregnancy test 2 weeks and 4 days after sexual intercourse & it came out negative.

No: Typically headaches are not a sign of pregnancy. If your headaches are occurring more frequently or more severely than normal you should make sure to see your general practitioner. Also make sure your eyes are examined as well and make sure you do not need glasses. ...Read more

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My period came arround 15 days after sex, it was normall, expected and lasted 7 days. Is pregnacy possible after that? Or conceiving a month after sex?

My period came arround 15 days after sex, it was normall, expected and lasted 7 days. Is pregnacy possible after that? Or conceiving a month after sex?

? question: Not sure what your question is here? If you had sex, then had a regular period 15 days later for 7 days, you would NOT be pregnant. You can get pregnant mid cycle when you ovulate if you have unprotected sex. So if you do not want to be pregnant use BC (and condoms to prevent STI's). ...Read more

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When after sexual intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

When after sexual intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do pregnancy test. It may be positive sooner, but a negative test at an early stage does not rule out pregnancy. You may take a blood test as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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Howmany weeks after sexual intercourse can a woman get a pregnancy test done?

Howmany weeks after sexual intercourse can a woman get a pregnancy test done?

Many women do: A pregnancy test when they miss their period or even later. An early pregnancy test may be able to detect pregnancy up to 6 days before your anticipated period. ...Read more

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6wks pregnant, pregnancy test+ve, postcoitus jelly like pinkish discharge noticed in toilet once but no cramps or uncomfortable feeling?

6wks pregnant, pregnancy test+ve, postcoitus jelly like pinkish discharge noticed in toilet once but no cramps or uncomfortable feeling?

Early Pregnancy: That is probably completely normal. There is nothing you can do other than just wait and see how things go. Sex is certainly considered safe during most pregnancies, so to haven't done anything wrong. ...Read more

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I had LMP 04-04-2014 n now no periods having pregnancy symptoms done upt but negative today had sex n had postcoital small bleed. Can I b pregnant?

I had LMP 04-04-2014 n now no periods having pregnancy symptoms done upt but negative today had sex n had postcoital small bleed. Can I b pregnant?

Urine unreliable: The urine pregnancy test, while accurate depends on the amount of hormone in the urine. This is very variable early on and therefore a neg test does not prove no pregnancy. The blood test is essentially always reliable. If concerned consider having family doc order the serum HCG -the blood test for pregnancy. The spotting neither proves nor disproves pregnancy, but does suggest need to be sure. ...Read more

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Recently, it hurts during and after sex. Is this pregnency symptoms?

Recently, it hurts during and after sex. Is this pregnency symptoms?

Although sexual: Intercourse may become uncomfortable as pregnancy advances, it is not an indicator of pregnancy. Please take pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...Read more

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If periods? Occur after sex is? There any possibility of pregnency?

If periods? Occur after sex is? There any possibility of pregnency?

Not period: It sounds like you are saying that you have bleeding after intercourse, and that this has occurred repetitively. This is more likely related to bleeding from the cervix. It could also represent polyps. This absolutely must be evaluated by your ob/gyn with a thorough review of prior pap smears and an ultrasound of the uterus! ...Read more

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After sex, if menstruation occurs, then what are the chances of pregnency?

After sex, if menstruation occurs, then what are the chances of pregnency?

If a woman has a: Normal period after sexual activity - she is not pregnant. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex during my ovulation circle which was on Wednesday and I took prostinor after sex. Pls will the pill still prevent pergnancy.

I had unprotected sex during my ovulation circle which was on Wednesday and I took prostinor after sex. Pls will the pill still prevent pergnancy.

Postinor: This 28yo female who had unprotected intercourse during ovulation and took postinor after sex. The effectiveness of postinor when taken within three days of intercourse is about 85 percent in preventing pregnancy. Thus, if for any reason you miss your menses, it will be reassuring to get a pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

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2days after sex I got my period very light and with no cramps. Could it be that maybe its a sign of pregnacy? Because that happen to my cousin!? help!

2days after sex I got my period very light and with no cramps. Could it be that maybe its a sign of pregnacy? Because that happen to my cousin!? help!

Take a test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more