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Assuming you had intercourse during ovulation then the soonest you could test positive would be 7 days. However, it's almost impossible to get a result that early. It takes 6 - 12 days for the fertilized egg to travel down the fallopian tubes and implant in the uterus. Your body doesn't start producing hCG (the pregnancy hormone) until implantation has occured. Keeping this in mind you will get more accurate results if you wait 2 weeks after intercourse to test.

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How soon can home pregnancy tests detect pregnancy?

14 days after sex.

How soon after intercourse can you take a in home pregnancy test?

You can take a pregnancy test 14 days after sex.

How soon after intercourse can you get an accurate hcg level?

If you are referring to when you can detect hcg levels during pregnancy, you should wait 14 days after intercourse to get an accurate test.

How soon after sex will a home urine test detect pregnancy?

3 weeks after sex

How soon will a home pregnancy test detect the HCG hormone?

Most tests these days will detect the hormone in 9 to 10 days.

How soon can a sonogram detect a pregnancy?

seven days

How soon after intercourse can pregnancy be detected?

10 days for blood test and 14 days for Home pregnancy test. Well it could vary but this is the most likely when pregnancy can be detected. After you missed your period the home pregnancy SHOULD work if you were pregnant. Good luck.

How soon can you take a home pregnancy test after a period is missed?

You should wait fourteen days after intercourse or the day of your expected period.

How soon can a doctor examination detect pregnancy?

4 weeks.

Is it possible to get a positive home pregnancy test 4 days after intercourse?

Possible but not accurate. Too soon. Try after you miss your first period.

Can a woman be pregnant but a home pregnancy test cant detect hcg?

a home pregnancy test wont always work for the first few days of pregnancy. if youre trying it soon after you mightve gotten pregnant, try waiting a week or two

How soon can you detect pregnancy?

Usually a week before your missed period.

How soon can women detect pregnancy?

2weeks before your missed period

How soon can you tell if your pregnant?

Both home and health office tests normally detect pregnancy no sooner than 10 days after sex.

How soon after a light period can you take a pregnancy test?

It is more accurate to perform a pregnancy test 3 weeks after intercourse.

How long do you have tafter your missed period do you have to wait to take a pregnancy test?

You can do a blood test which can detect pregnancy as soon as a week after fertilization. Home tests are usually not as accurate until 4 days before your period is due but some are more sensitive and can detect pg earlier. So to answer the question you can do a any of them as soon as you are late.

How soon can you have sypmtoms of pregnancy after intercourse?

The symptoms start about 10 days post ovulation....

How soon a blood test will detect pregnancy?

Depending on the lab and the pregnancy, it can sometimes pick it up 10 days after conception.

How soon after intercourse can one take a home pregnancy test?

You can get a positive result on a home pregnancy test as soon as 8 days past ovulation. However if you test that early you are more likely to get a negative even if you are pregnant. It is best to wait until the day you miss your period to have the best chance of getting a correct reading.

How long do you wait to do a pregnancy test if your period isn't regular?

Considering home pregnancy tests can detect it up to five days before your missed period, you can take one as soon as you realize you're late.

Am I pregnant or sick?

Pregnancy and illness are easily differentiated by a urine pregnancy test. A urine pregnancy test will detect pregnancy hormone as soon as 10-12 days after conception.

How long after intercourse could you take a pregnancy test?

You should take a pregnancy test shortly after your missed period. That is when a home pregnancy test is most effective. Although I have heard you can do a blood test at the doctor as soon as 2 weeks before your missed period.

Is it possible for a UTI or a yeast infection to make a pregnancy test positive?

No. Home pregnancy tests detect the hormone hCG, not byproducts of infection. Infections do not cause the hormones to be released. It is best to get the pregnancy confirmed by a doctor and have the UTI treated as soon as possible.

If you make love today how soon you know if you are pregnant or not?

With a Quantitative beta hcg blood test you can have this performed 7 days after intercourse to determine pregnancy. With a urine pregnancy test, you can perform this 3 weeks after intercourse.

How soon can you detect pregnancy. It has only been 4 days but i keep getting slight cramps and keep having to urine far more often then usual. Are there any signs i can look for?

Tender breasts, nausea you should do a urine home pregnancy test as soon as possible.

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