Should I a wait 7 - 12 days after sex to get a blood pregnancy test?

After missed period. A blood test may be positive as soon as one day after a missed period but a negative test that early does not rule out pregnancy. It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period.

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After having sex how long should my girlfriend wait to get a blood pregnancy test?

After missed period. A blood test may be positive as soon as one day after a missed period, but it would be better to wait 3-4 days. A negative test done too early does not rule out pregnancy. Read more...

My period is 5 days late how long should I wait before going into the doctor to get a blood pregnancy test?

Home test first. I would consider a home pregnancy test prior to going to the doctor for a blood draw. The home tests are pretty accurate. If you conceived more than about 14 days ago, either method of testing should be positive by now. Read more...

If you wait too and a three weeks after sex to have a blood pregnancy test done is that to early?

Take a test. 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...

Last period was 3/26, if I had sex on the 7th and 9th of this month; can a blood pregnancy test be accurate or can I still get a false negative?

Positive test hcg. Its probably a little early for commercial test to turn positive at this time. Most of them work or turn positve the day before you missed your period. You can easily get a false negative test now and still be pregnant. Good luck. Read more...

I had intercourse with my husband 17 days ago. If I go to the doctor and get a blood pregnancy test done, will it show up if I am pregnant?

Depends on your LMP. If your period is regular and you have missed your period your pregnancy test is likely going to be positive if you are pregnant. Read more...
Quantitative HCG. The earliest pregnancy test you can take is a quantitative HCG 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. Read more...