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How long after missed period does the pregnancy hormone take for it to be detected on at home pregnancy test?

1-5 days. 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. A negative result from a test done too soon is not reliable. Read more...

Can different hormones affect a home pregnancy test?

Can I be Pregnant? Nope. That ambiguous question without any specifics is difficult to answer. But the HCG hormone tested for pregnancy is not the common hormones used in health care for gyn concerns. Read more...