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Pathology test for pregnancy before missing periods?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Blood test

A blood test for beta HCG may be positive before a missed period and would diagnose pregnancy, but a negative test will not rule out pregnancy.
It is better to wait 4-5 after a misse period to do blood test or home test.

In brief: Blood test

A blood test for beta HCG may be positive before a missed period and would diagnose pregnancy, but a negative test will not rule out pregnancy.
It is better to wait 4-5 after a misse period to do blood test or home test.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology

In brief: Quantitative HCG

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.

In brief: Quantitative HCG

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.
Dr. Amy Deeken
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