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How Many Days Do You Wait After Having Sex To Take Pregnancy Test
Is 4 days after unprotected sex too soon to take a pregnancy test? I also have taken Plan B will that impact the result?
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I had unprotected sex three times in the past two days. How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?
Take a test: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. 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. The vaginal discharge would need to be evaluated separately for infection. ...Read more
How long to wait till you can take a pregnancy test its been 1 week and 4 days since unprotected sex took a test yesterday came back negative.
2-3 weeks: Depends on the actual test- most home tests are accurate within 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
Friend had unprotected sex on the feb.1&she wants to know when she can take a pregnancy test. It's already been 10 days how much longer should she wait?
Now: A pregnancy test can be positive as soon as ten days after conception - so if your friend ovulated the day she had sex the test could be positive. If she ovulated a couple days later, she still could have conceived but the test may require a couple more days to become positive. Generally, when the period is due, the test will be positive when conception has occurred. ...Read more
If I had unprotected sex on the day of ovulation how many days should I wait to take a pregnancy test?
If I have a irregular period and have unprotected sex when is the soonest I can take a pregnancy test how many days should I wait.
Pregnancy Test: 14 days is a good amount of time (although some might take even a little before then). ...Read more
I haven't had my birth control pill for 3 days and I've had unprotected sex. Should I take the bc pill or wait and do a pregnancy test?
Plan B ASAP: Read your package insert. Some birth control pills can be used as emergency contraception. The package insert tells you how many to take at once. But the best thing to do is probably to take plan B ASAP. If you have problem remembering to take your birth control pills, talk to your doctor about nexplanon or an IUD. ...Read more
How soon after having intercourse can I take a pregnancy test? I really don't want to wait for when my period would be due, it is still 8 days away. I had unprotected sex 15 days ago, if I were pregnant would it show a positive result on a pregnancy test
Pregnancy tests.: Urine pregnancy tests have become increasingly sensitive. 15 days after intercourse, it is likely the test would be positive if you were pregnant. It would be worth repeating if you had anything but a normal menstrual period. Menstrual periods are not absolute methods to determine pregnancy. Women can have periods the first month they are pregnant though generally shorter, lighter. ...Read more
Is 31 days a long enough wait from the last time I had unprotected sex to take a pregnancy test? Periods are irregular. Got off Depo-Provera 7-24-14.
Yes: A pregnancy test is usually positive within 2-3 weeks of conception. If you had regular periods, this would be about the time of a delayed period. ...Read more
How long should you wait after having sex to take a pregnancy test if you get period twice a month?
Missed Period: You wait until your next period is missed and then you test the morning after the first day a period is missed. ...Read more
After late period: You should never due a pregnancy test until you miss your period. We used to say that a blood test may confirm pregnancy prior to period, however, at times this has also been faulty. Were women may due a blood test and it is negative and after missing the period they repeat test and they are positive. So please best after a late period. ...Read more
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
Depends: You need to at least miss your period. ...Read more
You can test: 1-2 days before your expected period would be, good luck. ...Read more
I had sex september 29 but my period doesn't start until october 19. When do I take a pregnancy test? Do I have to wait until my period?
U can do one: 3-4 days before your period is supposed to start. ...Read more
How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test because I had sex on the day before or on my ovulation day?
1 week after missed.: One week after a missed period, a woman can take a urine pregnancy test. There's no need to test earlier, unless she doesn't have regular periods. If she doesn't have regular periods, and therefore doesn't know if she is missing her period, then she can take a urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after having sex. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex yesterday and I took plan b today in the morning how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test just to make sure I'm not?
No need: You did right think to take Plan B within right time frame (72 hours).In this instance you will get period most likely earlier. If you like to do pregnancy test wait about week. Think about better Plan " A" long term contraception AND condom use. Also prevention of STD!! Get checked by doctor regularly. ...Read more
How long after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test could you be pregnant 3 weeks after having sex?
What is the soonest you can take a pregnancy test after having sex? I don't want to wait for a missed period to take a test; when is it reliable?
Pregnancy test: You should wait at least until your period is due or a few days late for more accurate results. If you test to early you may get a false negative test. Take care! ...Read more
Hi. I had sex a week before my period. Do I have to wait until my cycle date to take a pregnancy test?
I had sex on my period and took plan be a day later could I be pregnant.? How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test
Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more