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I am 5 days late for my period. Is it too early to take a home pregnancy test?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Many over the counter tests are accurate this early.

In brief: No

Many over the counter tests are accurate this early.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

However, these are more likely to be falsely negative when done early in pregnancy than falsely positive.
If yours comes up negative you can re-test in a week if you think its possible.

In brief: No

However, these are more likely to be falsely negative when done early in pregnancy than falsely positive.
If yours comes up negative you can re-test in a week if you think its possible.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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