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What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

A week: A week after the act or after missing a period whichever come first repeat in another week for confirmation and a blood test ordered by the doctor for more confirmation ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test after a miscarriage?

What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test after a miscarriage?

1 month: Pregnancy hormone can stay in your body for a month or more depending on the miscarriage and how much and when tissue passed. If its been a month after all tissue has passed, you can probably rely on the pregnancy test. To be sure, serial blood tests with HCG levels can be more accurate. ...Read more

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What is earliest can take a pregnancy test?

What is earliest can take a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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When is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test?

When is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: When a period is missed or delayed. Any testing prior to that can be inaccurate and misleading. ...Read more

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When is the earliest that i can take a pregnancy test after sex ?.

When is the earliest that i can take a pregnancy test after sex ?.

Date of next period: Repeat a week later if period is missed and first test was negative. ...Read more

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Is taking Plan B twice in 2-3 months make it any less effecting? What is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test? I had sex a week ago march 27 2014

Is taking Plan B twice in 2-3 months make it any less effecting? What is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test? I had sex a week ago march 27 2014

See below: The earliest time to take a pregnancy test would be about two weeks after sex. If the result is negative you should repeat the test in 4-5 days. Repeat use of Plan B is not likely to reduce its effectiveness; however if you do not wish to be pregnant use contraception consistently and talk to your doctor about regular birth control pills. ...Read more

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Can i take a test 9 day before my periods due and how accurate would it be or whats the earliest i can take a pregnancy test i have 2 children already?

Can i take a test 9 day before my periods due and how accurate would it be or whats the earliest i can take a pregnancy test i have 2 children already?

Waste of time: The urine pregnancy test relies on hormones made by the developing embryo after implantation.Before implantation (days after conception), there is no hormones to test.In the early days after implantation, the level may be too low to turn the test positive.At the point you are late, there might be enough to test positive, but early on this can still be negative. ...Read more

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When is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test? My period is due on thursday? Do I have to wait until then or can I test before thursday?

When is the earliest i can take a pregnancy test? My period is due on thursday? Do I have to wait until then or can I test before thursday?

10-14 days: A home urine pregnancy test turns positive 10-14 days after conception. This is at the time the period is due. Using first urine of the morning will result in a positive sooner if there is a pregnancy. You can test before thursday but if it's negative, test again on thursday to be sure. ...Read more

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When is the earliest I can take a pregnancy test?? My breast are sore but its excruciating pain so is that still a sign of pregnancy?

When is the earliest I can take a pregnancy test?? My breast are sore but its  excruciating pain so is that still a sign of pregnancy?

After missed period: 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. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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10 days since hCG trigger shot. When is the earliest I can take a pregnancy test? Taking progesterone vaginal supplements since day after ovulation.

10 days since hCG trigger shot. When is the earliest I can take a pregnancy test? Taking progesterone vaginal supplements since day after ovulation.

If miss period: 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

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My period is due in a week...is there a way I can take a pregnancy test early.... I feel like I could be pregnant but not to sure. Help?

My period is due in a week...is there a way I can take a pregnancy test early.... I feel like I could be pregnant but not to sure. Help?

Yes, but... patience: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been spotting lightly for almost a week. It's too early for my period. I'm trying to figure out if I can take a pregnancy test.

I've been spotting lightly for almost a week. It's too early for my period. I'm trying to figure out if I can take a pregnancy test.

Yes, ten days after: Home pregnancy tests are generally accurate ten days after you are pregnant That's actually sooner then when your period is due. ...Read more

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Whats earliest to take a pregnancy test?

Whats earliest to take a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Tell me the earliest to take a pregnancy test?

Tell me the earliest to take a pregnancy test?

That depends: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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When is the earliest to take a pregnancy test at boh?

When is the earliest to take a pregnancy test at boh?

Hpt: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
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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