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this dr cant be serious

my friend got a pos 6 days before period was due. went to dr and they said the test will be positive 72 hours after getting pregnant. has anyone heard this??

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:37 PM on Oct. 7, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Their tests are super sensitive. They take blood from you and actually see how much hCG is in it. Yes, they can detect pregnancy that early.
    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 2:39 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • they only did a urine test. right now shes still 4 days early. but they said any test will tell u within 72 hrs.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:43 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • huh? doubtful. not a pee test.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:50 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • ok so i just got the full story. she went and he didnt even give her any test. he just said theyre all the same and should work within 72 hours of getting pregnant. then he gave her a due date that is a week earlier than it would be if going by her period.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • well i didnt get a pos till i was a week late, so about 21 days past conception. sounds to me like the doctor is a quack
    erika_wright

    Answer by erika_wright at 6:48 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • theres no way... not on a urine test
    lilianasmom1116

    Answer by lilianasmom1116 at 10:11 AM on Oct. 8, 2009

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