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When can you take a pregnancy test after intercourse if you have irregular periods?

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...

I have irregular periods. Its been 5 weeks since I had intercourse. Home pregnancy test wld be accurate? Do have symptoms, tested 4 days ago was negative

You are not pregnant. There really are no specific pregnancy 'symptoms'. The symptoms most commonly are caused by hormonal fluctuations and can represent numerous different situations. Your pregnancy test is accurate. Read more...

I have extremely irregular periods. How many days after intercourse will a pregnancy test be accurate?

Three weeks. Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 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. 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...

I have irregular periods. Would a pregnancy test be accurate 19 days after intercourse? (early response)

Urine pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are very sensitive. If your period hasn't come a week after the missed date, repeat the pregnancy test - it should be accurate. You can also always see your doctor for a checkup and blood test. More important than 19 days after intercourse would be how many days after your last period. Read more...

I have irregular periods. Would a pregnancy test be accurate 36 days after intercourse? I have taken multiple and all come out negative.

Tests are accurate. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A 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 negative result may be due to testing too early, such as less than 2 weeks after sex. Read more...

I have irregular periods. Would a pregnancy test be accurate 36 days after intercourse? I have taken multiple and all come out negative.

Tests are accurate. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A 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 negative result may be due to testing too early, such as less than 2 weeks after sex. Read more...