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Is A Hot 6 Weeks After Sex Accurate
Can htp be wrong? How often is it to get a false negative? Can an htp taken 5 months after sex be accurate?
Pregnancy tests: 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
I have this 20 day rule after sex, if you have no preg. Symptoms or feel wierd you are ok. Is this a accurate theory?
One day theory: I have a one day theory after sex that "tops" yours. Anytime one has a sexual encounter without contraception then STD's and pregnancy are natural consequences of that action. Many of these consequences have no symptoms whatsoever, but pack a long lasting "punch". At 18, it is time to be mature about your sexual activity to avoid "unwanted" consequences. ...Read more
Took a oraquick home oral swab exam 3 months after sex and it was negative. Took another one a month later and it was also negative. Is it accurate?
HIV oraquick: A positive oraquick HIV test doesn't mean that an individual is infected with hiv, additional testing should be done in a medical setting to confirm. A negative test result doesn't mean that a person is not infected with hiv, particularly when exposure may have been within the previous three months. If negative at 6 months it is unlikely you have hiv. If concerned see your doctor to reconfirm. Tx. ...Read more
Yes: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) 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. ...Read more
Yes: Yes I would think so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Seven weeks is more than enough. It will be positive 1-2 weeks after. ...Read more
Blood Pregnancy Test: It really should be effective at the time a period is missed (and possibly prior to that). ...Read more
Next period is far away. Can I test 20 days after sex with a first response & get an accurate result?
How to get pregnant: If your period is 'far away' why would you be worried that you are pregnant. If you had sex early in your cycle when you were not fertile then you did not get pregnant. It is thought that any testing before you have missed a period is a waste of money because it would be too soon to test. ...Read more
How accurate are hpt? Can I rely on the result? Took test 8 weeks after sex. All 4 came back negative.
HPT/EPT: Well some women do produce an antibody that makes their HPT turn negative even if pregnant. Those patients need a serum pregnancy test. Most urine tests are accurate and become positive at levels of 15-25miu/ml, whereas the serum test is positive at 5miu/ml. So, just a few days difference between blood and urine. ...Read more
Took hpt yesterday 34 days after sex it was neg. Someone told me the hpt wasn't accurate due to that I took it in the afternoon is this true?
Not exactly: "not as sensitive" is more appropriate. You want to maximize the concentration, so the first morning urine is always what is recommended. The test measures levels of hormones, and it's designed to let you know if the level is above a certain, predetermined "high chance of pregnancy" mark. ...Read more
Accurate by 3 weeks: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, STD's, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner than 2-3 weeks after sex, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
18 days after sex use first morning urine. Don't get periods, is 18 days long enough to get accurate result?
Pregnancy test: Many home pregnancy tests claim to be accurate as early as the first day of a missed period but accuracy varies. If important to confirm pregnancy depending on how far along you could be, a doctor can get a more accurate blood test or perform an ultrasound. Always use protected sex if you do not want to get pregnant or contract an STD. ...Read more
I had protected sex with plan b, therefore I don't know when I ovulated. Would 21 days after sex come up with an acurate test result?
Yes: You had both protected sex and took plan b. The chances of a pregnancy are minuscule and don't worry. The test is accurate. If you are on a regular cycle you ovulate 14 days before it starts. You should know from your cycles when your next one is due then count backwards 14 days and that is when you ovulate ...Read more
How accurate are hpt if you ''think" you are about 5 months along and take the two test 5 months after sex? Both neg. And don't want to b preg. Help?
Tests are excellent: If done properly they are very good. Your HCG levels should be at least 20, 000. The tests can detect HCG levels about 1000 times less than that. ...Read more
Could implantation bleeding happen a month after sex? I'm bleeding brown very very light, took a pragnecy test and it came out negative is it accurate?
Pregnancy tests: Pregnancy home tests are very accurate, but they do not turn positive until more than 12 +days after becoming pregnant. Advise repeat pregnancy test as necessary. ...Read more
Would a hpt 9wks after sex be accurate? What are the chances of getting a false neg at 9wks? Tk 1 at 6wks n it was neg. On LOLO BC so no period
Ocp: The purpose of birth control pills is to prevent pregnancy. If you have been taking your pills as instructed the likelihood of pregnancy is exceeding low. That coupled with a negative pregnancy test yields your answer. You are not pregnant. ...Read more
Had sex at start of placebo pills and got that period. Will a test be accurate now 25 days after sex? Next period is in 6 days.
Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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Period as expected after sex on 6/13. Took digital HPT correctly 14, 30, 36, 45 days after that. All negative/still no period this month HPT accurate?
Hpt: Unfortunately yes, with that many tests, it is very likely accurate. ...Read more
Negative home Preg test be accurate 32 days after sex? 6 weeks since lmp. Somewhat irregular periods. Tested last week neg. Do I need to repeat test
Should be accurate: 32 days after your last intercourse a pregnancy test should be positive if you are pregnant but repeating the test can't hurt anything. It would be a good idea to be seen and look into what is causing such irregular periods (thyroid disease, adrenal disease, PCOS, pituitary tumor, medications, stress, exercise, etc.) best wishes. Hope this helps. ...Read more
May be too soon: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more
Should a hpt be positive 3 weeks after sex? I got neg is this accurate?? Can't base on period bc irregular
Are hpt accurate 6weeks after sex? Why do ppl online say sometimes itll be neg up till 3+ months? How do I know when its reliable? Don't get period
Yes: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result by 3 weeks after sex 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. (The internet is full of fascinating stories.) ...Read more
Negative test: A negative pregnancy test 5 weeks past a previous period is likely very accurate. If in doubt, request a blood test from your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more
Why did I throw up and feel hot and I started to sweat felt like I had to sit down right after sex?
Pain?: Was there any pain?Get a more detailed answer ›
How accurate is first response preg test 21 days after sex and 1 day after period is due? It was negative
Not pregnant: Very accurate.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you don't know when your period will start how long after sex can you take a hpt and get an accurate result??
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 happened) 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 therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more
Took a preg test 29 days after sex then another the 33rd day after sex. Both came back negative. Accurate? On birth control.
I took a hpt 6wks after sex n it was neg. Then I saw white discharge in my underwear. What is the discharge? Is my hpt still accurate?
Yes: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are based on the hormone concentration in your urine and are not affected by vaginal discharge. Vaginal discharge is normal and changes throughout the cycle. If any concern for infection, there are tests that can been sent by your doctor. ...Read more
Are hpt accurate 4 weeks after sex if u don't get a period? Plz don't say "a urine test if done correctly is reliable 3 weeks. "
Of course: Home pregnancy tests are reliable 3 weeks after sex, which means they are accurate 3 weeks after sex, 4 weeks after sex, 5 weeks after sex, etc... The 3-week mark is chosen to prevent the need to repeat a false-negative result if the test is done earlier, and also to allow time for one's period to come and thus avoid needing a test. (In reality, tests can be positive 2 weeks after sex.) ...Read more
I had urine test at womans clinic 5 weeks after sex and was negative. Is this accurate? Also got periods on time. Am I not to worry?
Should I take a hpt 3 or 4 weeks after 'sex'? don't get period cuz of LOLO BC so would that be accurate? I'm getting diff answers on google
Ocps: Birth control pills are to protect from becoming pregnant. If taken as directed and you have not missed any pills there is no reason for a pregnancy test. ...Read more
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