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How long should you wait to take a pregnancy test after you miss your period?

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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Don't wait

Most over the counter urine pregnancy tests will already detect the level of HCG after you miss your period.
Use your early morning urine as that is the most concentrated. Serum pregnancy tests will already detect pregnancy.

In brief: Don't wait

Most over the counter urine pregnancy tests will already detect the level of HCG after you miss your period.
Use your early morning urine as that is the most concentrated. Serum pregnancy tests will already detect pregnancy.
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
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