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I asked a nurse online and the reply I got was this: It is fine to test while menstrating. Might be a little messy is all. So there ya go.

Hmm.. but doesn't menstruating mean that you're not pregnant? Why do you need a test if you're menstruating?

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Q: Is a home pregnancy test reliable during menstruation?
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Are home pregnancy test results reliable if done during your period?

No they are not reliable. Don't take them during your period. wait at least 1 1/2 to 2 weeks after your period.

How reliable are home pregnancy test?

Pregnancy tests are reliable but sometimes are mixed up so people have to use it many times for a accurate test!<3

Does bleeding kind of like menstruation but obviously not effect a home pregnancy test?

nope doesnt effect a test

Is 5 weeks too early to take a home pregnancy test?

By five weeks after you believe you conceived a home pregnancy test should be accurate and reliable.

How reliable are home pregnancy tests?

pretty reliable but use it a few times to make sure or go to a lab tested one

If the home pregnancy test is moved around before the results are the results reliable?

No, it won't change the results so they are still reliable

When should you undergo pregnancy test?

Home pregnancy tests are considered reliable 14 to 16 days after having unprotected sex.

Could you still be pregnant if you only spotted during your period but a pregnancy test was negative?

It is unlikely, but there is always a chance that you could be pregnant. See a doctor or clinic for a blood test. These are more reliable than home pregnancy tests.

Is 5 days to soon to test for pregnancy?

Yes. You need to wait 14 to 16 days after sex to get a reliable answer on a home pregnancy test.

If you have all the symptoms of pregnancy does that mean your pregnant?

A doctor's pregnancy test would be the most reliable evidence of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are helpful, but not always reliable. Even on their packaging they claim 99 or 99.9% accuracy. If you display signs of pregnancy, go see your doctor and see what your immediate future holds.

Is it possible get a negative pregnancy test but be 2 weeks pregnant?

Pregnancy tests, especially early-stage home tests, are never 100% reliable.

When do women use hydrogen peroxide?

Some women use a hydrogen peroxide solution to treat yeast infections. The hydrogen peroxide solution is an effective and natural home remedy. It is not recommended for use during menstruation or pregnancy.

Are home pregnancy test results equally reliable whether you urinate on the stick or dip it into a cup?


Long does it take to know your pregnant?

You can get a reliable answer on a home pregnancy test 14 to 16 days after ovulation.

What is the chance of pregnancy during menstruation?

It generally does not occur because a woman usually ovulates 14 days after menstruation, however it is not unheard of for women to become pregnant while on her period. The best way to determine your chances is to know exactly when you ovulate on a regular basis. You can buy home ovulation test kits at your local pharmacy to determine this.

How reliable are online pregnancy quizzes?

I would not rely at all on an online pregnancy quiz. I would suggest either getting a take home pregnancy test kit or merely visiting your doctor or a clinic.

How do you do a home test?

You can go to any pharmacy and pick up a home pregnancy test. This is a stick which will detect pregnancy through urine. They are fairly reliable but to be 100% sure you should visit a clinic and get a blood test.

Are sore breasts a reliable sign of pregnancy?

That is a sign of pregnancy, but it can also be a symptom of PMS. Wait until you are late and take a home pregnancy test or go see a doctor now. Breast tenderness isn't a sure sign of pregnancy.

Any way to make a home pregnancy test?

you can't, but they have reliable ones at dollar general for $1. good luck.

What if home pregnancy test is negative even after 2months of missed periods?

A home pregnancy test is not as reliable as a test given by a doctor. But there are other possible reasons for missed periods, too. It might be time to check up on things.

Can you be pregnant when you are ten days late and the pregnancy test shows negative?

If you took a home pregnancy test it can because they are not always reliable. Go see your obgyn for a proper test and examination.

When is it the right amount of time after you think you have conceived to go get a pregnancy test done?

You should wait about a week after you would have had your period. You can take a home pregnancy test if you wish. They are pretty reliable.

Do you need an appointment at doctors to find out if you are pregnant?

You can take a home pregnancy test but those are not always reliable and sooner or later you will have to see the doctor anyway and they will take a more reliable test with blood.

Can you get pregnant if you using condom and you have had no period?

Condoms are not 100% reliable so there is still a chance of pregnancy occurring. If you think you may be pregnant you should take a home pregnancy test and/or see a Dr.

Is HCG pregnancy test a reliable pregnancy test for a 15-day delayed period?

If your period is more than 2 weeks late, yes an HCG blood test will certainly be able to detect the pregnancy hormone. Home pregnancy tests will work as well.