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How long do you need to wait b4 haveing a blood test done for pregnancy?

I have a drs appt tomorrow to get my depo shot renewed but i have this gut feeling i may be pregnant so i was thinking id ask the dr to do a blood test to see, BUT its only been 3 1/2 weeks since i did the deed the last time (hubby is in army) is it too soon for a blood test to tell? should i just reschedual my appt? cus im not getting the shot till i know for sure

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Asked by kaidansmylife at 2:15 AM on Aug. 11, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I would definitely ask the doctor about this. Although it MAY be too soon to tell, the doc may want you to wait another few weeks before getting the shot. Better safe than sorry.

    Answer by NotATypicalMum at 2:20 AM on Aug. 11, 2009

  • i dont think it'd be too soon to tell. i think even if you took an at home urine test it would register it

    Answer by pookipoo at 2:31 AM on Aug. 11, 2009

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