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Can you take a pregnancy test while you are in your period ?

Can you take a pregnancy test while you are in your period ?

Yes: The accuracy of a pregnancy test does not change wether you are on your period or not. It detect the level of HCG (hormone produce only during pregnancy). ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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When can you take a pregnancy test if you are irregular?

When can you take a pregnancy test if you are irregular?

About 20 days: After sex. You may take hpt 15-20 days after the episode of sex you think may have resulted in pregnancy. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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Can you take a pregnancy test when your spotting/bleeding?

Pregnancy Testing : Testing would be valid if you have missed a period. Why do you want to do a test when you are bleeding? ...Read more

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When is d best time to take a pregnancy test to determine if you pregnant?

When is d best time to take a pregnancy test to determine if you pregnant?

When pregnant: I am sort of kidding -- but in general, a blood test is positive about 7-10 days after conception, while a urine test is a couple weeks later. If you think you may be pregnant, about 2 - 3 weeks after your last menstrual period is a potential positive. Good luck. ...Read more

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When do I need to take a pregnancy test if breastfeeding?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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When do you start to show when your pregnant ? When's the best time to take a pregnancy test

When do you start to show when your pregnant ? When's the best time to take a pregnancy test

Showing in pregnancy: typically show between 12 and 16 weeks, you can take a pregnancy test after you miss your period to confirm ...Read more

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When can you take a pregnancy test?

When can you take a pregnancy test?

10 days: 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

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Whqt symptoms do you get before you take a pregnancy test to know that you are pregnant?

Whqt symptoms do you get before you take a pregnancy test to know that you are pregnant?

Missed period: Missing a period is the #1 sign that a woman is pregnant. Following that, normal signs are nausea and tenderness of the breasts. Take a home pregnancy test if you are at all worried. They are fast and accurate. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I take a blood test for testing something other than pregnancy. Will they be able to detect that if I might be pregnant.

If I take a blood test for testing something other than pregnancy. Will they be able to detect that if I might  be pregnant.

Blood test for preg: Blood may be used to test for pregnancy but only if that particular test is ordered. A more typical test for pregnancy would use urine. ...Read more

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When best to take a pregnancy test to see if i'm pregnant?

When best to take a pregnancy test to see if i'm pregnant?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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How soon can you take a pregnancy test and it be accurate to let you know if you're pregnant or not?

How soon can you take a pregnancy test and it be accurate to let you know if you're pregnant or not?

Pregnancy Testing : The best guide is that you wait till you have missed a period or if the period is delayed. Testing sooner than that will most likely be negative and not helpful. ...Read more

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When after you ovulate do you have to wait to take a pregnancy test?

When after you ovulate do you have to wait to take a pregnancy test?

2 weeks: About 2 weeks later you can detect a pregnancy. Earlier than that and you could have a false test. ...Read more

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How to know if you are pregnant without a test at home?

How to know if you are pregnant without a test at home?

You don't: Purchase a home pregnancy test. They turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your pregnant but its to early to take a pregnancy test?

How can you tell if your pregnant but its to early to take a pregnancy test?

See below.: The earliest pregnancy test you can take is a quantitative blood test. It can detect HCG 8-9 days after fertilization of the egg. If it shows a level less than 25, then it is equivocal and might need to be repeated in a couple of days. Visit your doctor if there is concern. ...Read more

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When would you get a accurate result if your pregnant on a home test. When should you take a test?

When would you get a accurate result if your pregnant on a home test. When should you take a test?

10-14 days: Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate. They start turning positive 10-14 days after conception. This is starting 7 days before the next period is due. Using the first urine of the morning will lead to an earlier positive if pregnant. Be sure to read the test at 3 minutes. There may be false positives if the test is left to sit and read later. ...Read more

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