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how long do you half to wait?

How long do you half to wait after you have sex to take a preg test and for it to be positive if you are?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:56 AM on Sep. 28, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • 4 weeks and with a blood test 2 weeks!

    Answer by babyangelromero at 2:13 AM on Sep. 28, 2009

  • how long do you HAVE to wait .
    not half
    wait til you miss a period, no need in wasting money if you get one right

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:55 AM on Sep. 28, 2009

  • It takes about 1 week for the egg to travel down the fallopian tubes to the uterus. It takes another week for implantation to occur completely. Yet another week for the placenta to form and start throwing out alot of the hcg hormone. And another week or so before there is enough of the hormone in your body to register through a urine test. So about a month. By the time your next cycle comes around and you miss it. Yes it will register in the blood before it will register in the urine, but blood tests are rather pricey. I wouldn't opt for that route.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:40 AM on Sep. 28, 2009

  • most home pregnancy tests will detect it at about 10 days after sex. i think the other PPs are talking about 4 weeks past your period, but conception generally happens about 2 weeks after that. actually waiting to 14 days might be a good idea, instead of 10 because you are less likely to get a false negative. good luck

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:00 AM on Sep. 28, 2009

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