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

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

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
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Agree with Dr. M.

Do the test now, If the result is negative, repeat the test in 4-5 days.
Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.

In brief: Agree with Dr. M.

Do the test now, If the result is negative, repeat the test in 4-5 days.
Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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