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Dr. Philip Miller
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How soon before my next period can I take a pregnancy test if due to start period in 8days of a 30day cycle?

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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How soon before my next period can I take a pregnancy test if due to start period in 8days of a 30day cycle?

Mid-month: Midway through your next cycle.

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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


Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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How long after fertility period can i take a pregnancy test i heard ten day just wanted to be sure?

Dr. Gerard Honore
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How long after fertility period can i take a pregnancy  test i heard ten day just wanted to be  sure?

Home test: Not sure what "fertility period" means, but a home pregnancy test is reliable 1) 1-2 days before the expected period, or 2) 11-12 days after a certain ovulation. Hope this helps, good wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Milroy Samuel
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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If im 1 day late on my period can I take a pregnancy test or its to soon?

Dr. Milroy Samuel
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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If im 1 day late on my period can I take a pregnancy test or its to soon?

Yes: You are fine to take a pregnancy test. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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How long after a missed period can I take a pregnancy test?

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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How long after a missed period can I take a pregnancy test?

Immediately: If you have regular monthly cycles, a pregnancy test will be positive by the time your period is due. A pregnancy test is positive as early as ten days after conception - and conception occurs within 24 hours of ovulation. Since you ovulate about 14 days before your period, a pregnancy test could be positive about 4 days before your period is due. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Gerard Honore
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After 15 days of having sex and after one day of missing my period can i take a pregnancy test? Will it be accurate?

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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After 15 days of having sex and after one day of missing my period can i take a pregnancy test? Will it be accurate?

Go ahead: If you are a day late on a regular period this test will be accurate. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Swor
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If i'm a day late on my period can I take a pregnancy test will it be accurate?

Dr. Michael Swor
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If i'm a day late on my period can I take a pregnancy test will it be accurate?

Yes: Any quality home test would be accurate at this stage. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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How quickly following my missed period can I take a pregnancy test?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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How quickly following my missed period can I take a pregnancy test?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. They usually become positive when you're about a week late. If it's negative, repeat it in 1 week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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I Missed My Period Yesterday How Soon After Should I Take A Pregnancy Test ?

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I Missed My Period Yesterday How Soon After Should I Take A Pregnancy Test ?
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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

Dr. Kenneth Weston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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How soon can I take a pregnancy test after missed period resulting from plan b?

Dr. Wayne Ingram
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How soon can I take a pregnancy test after missed period resulting from plan b?

Anytime: If you have missed your period at this time, a pregnancy test should now be accurate. ...Read more

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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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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