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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Pregnancy test 25 days after intercourse. Accurate?

Pregnancy test 25 days after intercourse. Accurate?

Yes: In general, a test 25 days after intercourse should be accurate. There is a small risk of false positive and false negative tests but this is usually < 1% ...Read more

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When after intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

When after intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do a home pregnancy test; use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. You may see your doctor for a blood test as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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How long after intercourse can I get a pregnancy test?

How long after intercourse can I get a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: Pregnancy test will be positve usually 6-12 days after conception, . ...Read more

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Can I take a pregnancy test one day after intercourse?

Can I take a pregnancy test one day after intercourse?

Possible, but...: Not likely to be helpful in any way. Will need 10-14 days to allow hormone levels to climb enough from new pregnancy to trigger test appropriately as positive (if positive). ...Read more

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Can I take a pregnancy test 14 days after intercourse?

Can I take a pregnancy test 14 days after intercourse?

Not unreasonable.: Several commercially available tests may be able to detect pregnancy at two weeks, but false negative may occur depending on the methodology of the particular test. If you wait another couple of weeks or so, nearly any test should give a positive result if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test 17 days after intercourse?

Can you take a pregnancy test 17 days after intercourse?

Yes, if not +: & still no period, you can repeat in a week with first morning void. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test 2 weeks after intercourse?

Can you take a pregnancy test 2 weeks after intercourse?

Depends: It depends on when you had sex in relation to your cycle. A pregnancy test may be positive as early as a few days before a missed period. You may just wait and see if you start on time. ...Read more

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How quickly after intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

How quickly after intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

2 days before period: It does not matter when you had intercourse, it matters when you ovulated and when your period is expected. A home test is reliable roughly 2 days before the expected period, I suggest doing one then, and good luck. ...Read more

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Would a pregnancy test be accurate 25 days after intercourse?

Would a pregnancy test be accurate 25 days after intercourse?

Most probably: Most home urine pregnancy tests should be fairly "accurate 28 days after intercourse" and have a very low probability of false positive or false negative results if these tests are performed properly according to their manufacturers. The urine pregnancy tests and the blood beta HCG tests performed by a reputable laboratory should be even more accurate. ...Read more

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How long do you wait to take a pregnancy test after intercourse?

1 week: Blood tests can be accurate after one week-urine tests take longer. ...Read more

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Should I take a pregnancy test 2 or 3 weeks after intercourse?

Should I take a pregnancy test 2 or 3 weeks after intercourse?

If no normal period: If one's normal regular menstrual period doesn't come when expected, and it has been two and a half weeks or three weeks since having sex, then one can do a home urine pregnancy test. If one's normal regular period occurs, there is no need to do a pregnancy test at that time. ...Read more

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How soon should I take a good pregnancy test after intercourse?

How soon should I take a good pregnancy test after intercourse?

4 days before period: Four days before your expected period will most likely be the soonest that it would be positive. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after intercourse?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after intercourse?

1 week: Blood tests can be accurate after one week-urine tests can take a little longer. ...Read more

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Can you do a first response pregnancy test 2 days after intercourse?

Too early: First response early result pregnancy test is reported to detect pregnancy up to 6 days before your missed period. Two days is just way too early. ...Read more

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Can I take a 1st response pregnancy test 2 weeks after intercourse?

Can I take a 1st response pregnancy test 2 weeks after intercourse?

Yes, but...: A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or 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 the test is not needed yet. ...Read more

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How many days (minimal) will a pregnancy test show up after intercourse?

How many days (minimal) will a pregnancy test show up after intercourse?

Pregnancy Testing: Pregnancy testing becomes valid the day you miss your period. The morning urine the day after a missed period is the best urine to do the home pregnancy testing with. ...Read more

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Took a pregnancy test 34 days after intercourse, would this be accurate?

It depends: It will depend upon whether you have used contraception or not and whether your menstrual cycles are usually regular and less than 35 days. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait after intercourse to take a pregnancy test?

How long will you have to wait after intercourse to take a pregnancy test?

10-14+ days: If ovulating during/near intercourse, should wait 10-14 days for reliable test. If not certain / before ovulation, may be a few days / week longer. ...Read more

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How many days after intercourse can I take a clearblue easy pregnancy test?

Test after period: A home pregnancy test should be positive within 24 hours of missing a period. Timing test based on intercourse is less reliable. ...Read more

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Is it true that pregnancy tests will be accurate 21+ days after intercourse?

Is it true that pregnancy tests will be accurate 21+ days after intercourse?

Yes: A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (about 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 yet. ...Read more

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Taking a pregnancy test 42 days after intercourse would it be accurate results?

Taking a pregnancy test 42 days after intercourse would it be accurate results?

Yes: If you do the test correctly at 42 days after sex, the result will correctly tell you if you are pregnant or not.
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.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How reliable would a first response pregnancy test be 5 weeks after intercourse?

How reliable would a first response pregnancy test be 5 weeks after intercourse?

Pregnancy test: The new pregnancy tests are very sensitive and reliable within one day of a missed period. See your doctor if unsure. ...Read more

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How many days after intercourse can I get a pregnancy test? Is 2 weeks enough?

How many days after intercourse can I get a pregnancy test? Is 2 weeks enough?

3 days prior: Three days prior to your next expected period may produce a result. If you wait until you actually miss a period the pregnancy test is more accurate. ...Read more

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After 40 days after intercourse I used pregnancy test is it already accurate? Thanks!

After 40 days after intercourse I used pregnancy test is it already accurate? Thanks!

Pregnancy Testing: Pregnancy testing should be accurate ten to fourteen days after conception. Conception occurs one to five days after the sexual encounter. ...Read more

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In how many days after intercourse can I use pregnancy test. To check if aim pregnant?

One week after: Missed period. Home pregnancy tests are not entirely reliable before one week after a missed period. It is not the time after intercourse but one week after a missed period. A more sensitive blood test, that can be ordered by your doctor, turns positive within a couple of days of a missed period. ...Read more

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Is it absolutely impossible for a pregnancy test to be positive one day after intercourse?

Is it absolutely impossible for a pregnancy test to be positive one day after intercourse?

Can be positive if..: A pregnancy test can be positive one day after intercourse only if a woman was ALREADY pregnant from about a week or more earlier, or if the test has a false-positive result. (A false-positive result means the test shows a positive line, but the woman is not pregnant. A false-negative result means the test result is negative, but the woman is actually pregnant.) ...Read more

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Will a first response pregnancy test give you an accurate result 37 days after intercourse?

Will a first response pregnancy test give you an accurate result 37 days after intercourse?

Long enough for sure: If you are pregnant 37 days after intercourse, any reliable test (urine, blood) will show a positive result. Urine usually is reliable after 1 week and blood is usually reliable after 3 days. There are rare exceptions (usually seen on TV specials) but that may be due to incorrect testing methods. Good luck. ...Read more