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When should I get a pregnancy test if i had intercource 2 days before my ovulation?

When should I get a pregnancy test if i had intercource 2 days before my ovulation?

Two weeks after ovul: The earliest way to tell if you are pregnant is with an early detection pregnant test done on your first voided urine in the morning. This can be positive even a few days before a missed period. Your doctor's exam should be able to tell if it has been more than 4 weeks since ovulation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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 does it mean when you get five positive pregnancy test, and then get two negative ones?

What does it mean when you get five positive pregnancy test, and then get two negative ones?

Time to sched visit: In this case you will need to schedule a visit for a confirmation test with a doctor to determine which is the correct result. ...Read more

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I had a d and c 8 days ago. Spotting has just finished. When will i get negative pregnancy test? Also when should I expect menses? Thanks.

I had a d and c 8 days ago. Spotting has just finished. When will i get negative pregnancy test? Also when should I expect menses? Thanks.

It varies: It's possible that your pregnancy hormone is negative now. Or it could be few additional weeks to go to zero. Every woman is different that way. When to expect menses, you'll first have to ovulate (which you may or may not know when that happens) and then have a cycle. For some women it's as soon as 2-3 weeks, for others, 6-8 weeks. You can get pregnant right away without having cycle. ...Read more

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When i get a positive home pregnancy test what should I do next?

See your doctor: Set up an appointment with your doctor to begin prenatal care. The earlier you start, the better for both you and the baby. ...Read more

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If i had sex january 16 and possibly ovulated on the 17th or 18th when would i get a positive pregnancy test ?

If i had sex january 16 and possibly ovulated on the 17th or 18th when would i get a positive pregnancy test ?

Conception: If one becomes pregnant from sexual activity this should be found in a pregnancy test fourteen days after the sexual encounter and after a period is missed. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex the day of my ovulation , what are my chances of becoming pregnant? When should I get a home pregnancy test?

I had unprotected sex the day of my ovulation , what are my chances of becoming pregnant? When should I get a home pregnancy test?

Reasonable: There is a 15 to 20% chance of becoming pregnant by having intercourse on the appropriate day before ovulation. This is the case if there are no other factors that are abnormal that would cause infertility and either one of the couple. ...Read more

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Missed miscarriage at 8wks 0d, only discovered at 12wk scan. When should I get a negative pregnancy test? I stopped feeling preg at around 9 weeks.

Missed miscarriage at 8wks 0d, only discovered at 12wk scan. When should I get a negative pregnancy test? I stopped feeling preg at around 9 weeks.

Varies: After you have a D and C for miscarriage or pass the baby naturally one would expect the first menstrual cycle 3-8 weeks after. The menstrual cycle indicates that all of the bhcg hormone is gone and the ovaries have begun working again ...Read more

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I had my birth control out last April 29 and we've been trying to conceive since then. But I'm not sure when I'm going to get a pregnancy test. And I'?

I had my birth control out last April 29 and we've been trying to conceive since then. But I'm not sure when I'm going to get a pregnancy test. And I'?

Infertility: if you have been trying to get pregnant the last year, then that would give you a formal diagnosis of infertility, for which you should see a infertility specialist. If you are not having regular periods, that may explain things as well and you should see a gynecologist first. ...Read more

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I had my birth control out last April 29 and we've been trying to conceive since then. But I'm not sure when I'm going to get a pregnancy test. And I've been having pain in my abdomen and my breast feels sore to touch. Can I be pregnant?

I had my birth control out last April 29 and we've been trying to conceive since then. But I'm not sure when I'm going to get a pregnancy test. And I've been having pain in my abdomen and my breast feels sore to touch. Can I be pregnant?

Need more info: Did you miss a period? if you did, it would be time to do a pregnancy test. You may see your doctor for a blood test that is generally positive a day after a missed period, if the woman is pregnant. Or you may do a home test 5-7 days after missed period. If it is negative re do the test in 3-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to get a pregnancy test?

How old do you have to be to get a pregnancy test?

Post-pubertal: For pregnancy, you have to have ovulated and had a menstrual cycle. While girls may start at age 8 or 9, most are between 12-14 years of age. Alternatively, hcg, the hormone tested, can be elevated in children with ovarian or testicular tumors, so it is not only used to test for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Plz tell me how long should you wait to get a pregnancy test?

Plz tell me how long should you wait to get a pregnancy test?

See below: Current home pregnancy tests become positive by the time you'd be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, repeat again in 1 week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could you describe how long should I wait to get a pregnancy test?

Could you describe how long should I wait to get 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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I need help knowing if im pregnant or not im not able to get a pregnancy test im really scared someone please help?

I need help knowing if im pregnant or not im not able to get a pregnancy test im really scared someone please help?

Well?: If you had unprotected sex and missed a period then you could be pregnant. No one can give you a way to tell unless your belly starts growing. We depend on lab data. I'm not sure why you can't get a pregnancy test at 19. You could try a health unit and they are not very expensive. I wish there was a better answer but that's why pregnancy tests were invented. ...Read more

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Is it too early to get a pregnancy test done at the dr ofc? Last cycle 1/21. Having symptoms. Not time for my nxt cycle yet

Is it too early to get a pregnancy test done at the dr ofc? Last cycle 1/21. Having symptoms. Not time for my nxt cycle yet

Way too Soon: Yes. Of course. Why would you risk spending money and effort on testing too soon? What is going on that would make you need to get to the doctor before testing is recommended or valid? ...Read more

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If I've had intercourse today how do I know when 2 weeks is after today to get a pregnancy test ?

If I've had intercourse today how do I know when 2 weeks is after today to get a pregnancy test ?

Perhaps you mean: Something more than an arithmetic question - but if you don't. Just add 14 to today's date. That's two weeks later. I'll take this op to also suggest always use protection. Making a habit of condom use will prevent unwanted pregnancy, stds and worry. It's a triple win and also good for self-esteem. Think about it. ...Read more

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If i had sex on the day of my ovulation. How long I have to wait to get a pregnancy test?

If i had sex on the day of my ovulation.  How long I have to wait to get a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: When you miss a period then it will be time to do a pregnancy test. Any test done before very well may be invalid and if negative you will have to spend more money on another test. The standard recommendations is when a period is delayed..... ...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