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What is the earliest you can tell ur prego?

My husband and i just started TTC. I was ovalulating the 3 rd , 4th, and 5th, and 6 th of this mth. What is the soonest i would start feeling and symptoms? I have noticed a definate hightened sense of smell lol. i know its too early to take a pregnancy test! And technically would i even b officially prego yet? I would only be about 5 -7 days along if i was!?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:01 PM on Oct. 7, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I think its 7 to 10 days after you become pregnant or 5 days before a missed period, but this early you have a good chance of a false positive

    Answer by Bjoycassell at 1:05 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • 5 days before your missed period. buy the store brand test that says "5 days sooner" on the package. geez.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:07 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • an egg only lasts about 24 i dont think you ovulated for 4 days. but right now is way too early. you should wait until you miss your period.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:19 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • once i got a negative 9 days past ovulation and then a positive 10 days past ovulation. so i say 10 days after you ovulate.

    Answer by keisha613 at 1:51 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • Ovulation is a one-time thing -- it's the process of the egg being released from the follicle; it doesn't last even a day, much less four. Depending on how you came to your conclusion, you probably ovulated on the 6th. The earliest a test will pick up hCG is a few days after implantation, which usually occurs 7-10 days after ovulation, though it's still possible at that point for there not to be enough hCG for a test to be positive. But 9-13 days is usually the earliest, depending on when implantation occurs. Symptoms usually occur around the time of implantation, as well; so if you're having "symptoms", wait a couple of days and try a test. And yes, you would technically be pregnant already, since pregnancy occurs as soon as fertilization; although, technically, you're two weeks pregnant every time you ovulate, since pregnancy is counted from the last menstrual cycle, so you would be about three weeks along, not one.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 5:11 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • According to what ovulation thing she used it could of said she was ovulating for 4 days cause the same thing happened with me even thought I knew you couldnt ovulate that long.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:07 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • Those ovulation tests DO NOT tell you when you ovulate. They tell you when there is a rise in your lucening (sp) hormone which is a good indicator that you are ABOUT to ovulate. Thats why they show up "positive" for more than one day.

    That's why you have sex when they are "positive" cuz you are ABOUT to ovulate. And you would rather have the sperm waiting for the egg because once the egg is released your window to fertilize gets smaller. Sperm can survive for days inside of you so it's okay to send them in early.

    Answer by keisha613 at 2:08 AM on Oct. 11, 2009

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