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How long after a missed period can I take a pregnancy test?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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In brief: Immediately

If you have regular monthly cycles, a pregnancy test will be positive by the time your period is due.
A pregnancy test is positive as early as ten days after conception - and conception occurs within 24 hours of ovulation. Since you ovulate about 14 days before your period, a pregnancy test could be positive about 4 days before your period is due.

In brief: Immediately

If you have regular monthly cycles, a pregnancy test will be positive by the time your period is due.
A pregnancy test is positive as early as ten days after conception - and conception occurs within 24 hours of ovulation. Since you ovulate about 14 days before your period, a pregnancy test could be positive about 4 days before your period is due.
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