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How long after my period being late should i test?

Not even sure if its going to be late ... we are trying , so ... my period is expected on the 22nd.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:52 PM on Sep. 17, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I would wait 1 to 2 weeks. Gl hun

    Answer by Proudparent707 at 6:54 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • I'd wait at least 2-3 days if you really want to be sure. Of course when I was trying I was so anxious I tested before I was even late! XD Good Luck to you!

    Answer by mummy22kids at 6:55 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • 3 days to a week usually but some say they can pick it up 5 days before you miss you can try that or wait a few days to a week after to get a sure answer

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:55 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • mummy22kids : lol i did that w/ my last pregnancy! LOL

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:56 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • You can test on the first day of the missed period and get a negative result even if you ARE pregnant, so it's best to wait a few days-week after you miss a period to get an accurate negative or positive HPT result. False negatives are very very common. False positives, on the other hand, are not. If your period is late and you get a positive result on a HPT, you should assume you are pregnant and see a doctor.

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 7:24 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • until your late then test that day.

    Answer by melody77 at 7:30 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • They have new test now where u can test 5 days before a missed period

    Answer by mandy628 at 7:47 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

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