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When is the soonest you can take a home pregnancy test?

When is the soonest you can take a home pregnancy test?

Home preganacy test: Most home pregnancy test now allow you to take it as soon as 5 days before your missed period. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate result?

When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate  result?

After missed period: You should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period. if the result is negative repeat the test in 5-4 days, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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When is the earliest you can take an at home pregnancy test?

When is the earliest you can take an at home pregnancy test?

As soon as you wish: After a missed period. Hpt may be positive on the first day after a missed period, but a negative result will not rule pregnancy. It is better to take the test 4-5 days after a missed period, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. A blood test is more sensitive and may be positive sooner. ...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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When is the earliest i can do a home pregnant test to get an accurant result

When is the earliest i can do a home pregnant test  to get an accurant result

Patience. Patience.: A urine pregnancy test can be done at a time when the result will be reliably accurate, regardless of whether or not it is positive or negative. One can do the test the week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after having sex. Doing it sooner may give a negative result because the HCG level may not be high enough yet. ...Read more

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When is the earliest you can test for pregnancy?

When is the earliest you can test for pregnancy?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests become positive at about the time you'd be 1 week late. Serum quantitative tests can measure the actual number anc can capture the initial rise. ...Read more

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If I take a home pregnancy test 29 days after conception will the test be accurate or is that too soon?

If I take a home pregnancy test 29 days after conception will the test be accurate or is that too soon?

Not too soon!: Take a home pregnancy test! pregnancy test are accurate about two weeks after conception. If it has been at least that long since your last intercourse, and you still don't get your period or a positive test, then you may want to ask your doctor for a blood test. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about early pregnancy symptoms.. when is the most accurate time to take a home pregnancy test?

Can you tell me about early pregnancy symptoms.. when is the most accurate time to take a home pregnancy test?

Agree w Dr. Amawi: test after missed period. Usually none but could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas,. ...Read more

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

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 it most accurate to take an at home pregnancy test after Plan-B?

When is it most accurate to take an at home pregnancy test after Plan-B?

2-3 weeks: It would be most accurate after your next period would have been due or 2-3 weeks after you take it. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test?

When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test?

1st urine of the AM: The best time to do a urinary pregnancy test is with the first urine of the morning. This is when the concentration of the beta HCG is highest. ...Read more

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When the earliest to take a pregnancy test and be correct?

When the earliest to take a pregnancy test and be correct?

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 is the earliest you can get a positive pregnancy test?

When is the earliest you can get a positive 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 is the best time to take home pregnancy test after missed pwriod?

When is the best time to take home pregnancy test after missed pwriod?

Anytime: You can do a home pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant anytime after you miss your period. Misssing a period means that you should have started yesterday but you didn't. Best wishes! ...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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What is the soonest you can take a pregnancy test after having sex? I don't want to wait for a missed period to take a test; when is it reliable?

What is the soonest you can take a pregnancy test after having sex? I don't want to wait for a missed period to take a test; when is it reliable?

Pregnancy test: You should wait at least until your period is due or a few days late for more accurate results. If you test to early you may get a false negative test. Take care! ...Read more

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When's the best time to take a pregnancy test and can you get a positive reading if taken a day before expected period?

When's the best time to take a pregnancy test and  can you get a positive reading if taken a day before expected period?

Depends: The sensitivity of the pregnancy tests available in market is different.But if you are pregnant , the test will be positive at this time.Best thing is to wait for 2 wks to do a test after missed period. ...Read more

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When is the soonest you can take a home pregnancy test?

Home preganacy test: Most home pregnancy test now allow you to take it as soon as 5 days before your missed period. ...Read more

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How long before i can take a home pregnancy test after unprotected sex?

How long before i can take a home pregnancy test after unprotected sex?

Pregnancy test : 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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Tingling sensation in my left nipples from the morning.I am 9 DPO today..What could be the problem? How early i can take a home pregnancy test?

Tingling sensation in my left nipples from the morning.I am 9 DPO today..What could be the problem? How early i can take a home pregnancy test?

Take a test: Don’t guess. Take a test. 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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How soon can I take a home pregnancy test?

After missed period: You may do the test as after you miss your menses. ...Read more

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How early can u take a home pregnancy test?

How early can u take a home pregnancy test?

Before your period: A home pregnancy test can turn positive a day or two before you expect your period. It is best to test your urine first thing in the morning (it is more concentrated then). ...Read more

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Is it ever to late to take a home pregnancy test?

Is it ever to late to take a home pregnancy test?

Likely after period.: Probably after your period is too late to take a home pregnanvy test as you are likely not pregnant ant have no need to test. Meanwhile, if you don;t have your period for months, and have other signs of pregnancy, like nausea, vomiting, and a rash on your face known as the mask of pregnancy, you are likely pregnant, and a test is almost certain to be positive. If you're still unsure, see your dr. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test?

1st urine of the AM: The best time to do a urinary pregnancy test is with the first urine of the morning. This is when the concentration of the beta HCG is highest. ...Read more

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When do I take a home pregnancy test? How many days?

When do I take a home pregnancy test? How many days?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests don't turn positive until you are about 1 week late. If they're not positive by then, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Is two weeks to early to take a home pregnancy test ?

2 weeks form when?: If has been 2 weeks since you had sex, then it is probably still too early. If you are talking 2 weeks past when your last period was due to happen, a home test should pick up a pregnancy by tha ttime. If in doubt, have your doc do a serum (blood) test. ...Read more

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How long am i suppose to wait to take a home pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test : 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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How early can I take a home pregnancy test and get correct results?

How early can I take a home pregnancy test and get correct results?

Wait 3 wk after sex: 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

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Can you take a home pregnancy test midday or does it have to be in the morning?

Can you take a home pregnancy test midday or does it have to be in the morning?

Any time of day: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), 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 thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate result?

After missed period: You should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period. if the result is negative repeat the test in 5-4 days, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about early pregnancy symptoms.. when is the most accurate time to take a home pregnancy test?

Agree w Dr. Amawi: test after missed period. Usually none but could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas,. ...Read more

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Do doctors think it's ever too late to take a home pregnancy test?

No: Once your levels of HCG go above the threshold to be positive, they will not come back under the threshold until after you deliver. ...Read more

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Hem can I take a home pregnancy test after conception for it yo be accurate?

Hem can I take a home pregnancy test after conception for it yo be accurate?

Yes,Better to wait: You should do the home test 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. Testing ealier may give a positive result but a negative result is not reliable. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Home Pregnancy Test (Definition)

Any one of several kits available to the public. They rely on a colorimetric reaction that, in the presence of at least 25 miu hcg, will indicate positivity ...Read more